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Can my stbx claim after I bought his share from OR

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23 May 12 #332428 by Sparkle*
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I am new to this forum and I''ll appereciate if someone can help. Three years ago my husband went bankrupt and soon after I filed for divorce. We have two children. I bought his 50% share from the trustee in bankruptcy with the help of my sister. He changed so many address and claims not to have received divorce papers,I am about to make on order for deemed service. He has not paid any maintenancesince then or any other help whatsoever. My question is: Does he have any right to claim on my share in the matremonial home after I bought his share from the trusteee?
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23 May 12 #332430 by dukey
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The problem is you are married and the matrimonial home is a joint asset, any spouse can apply for a financial order against the other, how successful that would be is another matter entirely.

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