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02 Sep 12 #353506 by Yel
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My father has several properties. They were in joint names until 2007 when my name was removed. They were then put in joint names with my two sisters. In case of divorce, will my wife still be able to make a claim on those properties?

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03 Sep 12 #353533 by LittleMrMike
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She can only claim against what you have.

It follows that she cannot claim against property you do not own, UNLESS, possibly, she can show that the transaction was done deliberately with a view to thwarting any claim for financial relief she might have.

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