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Hiding assets

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27 Apr 12 #326888 by mark2391
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I am helping my brother with his divorce (high cost of solicitors?) His wife ran all the finance in the marital home and he had all wages paid into a joint account. he had a serious head injury and when he left hospital she kicked him out. problem being he does not know what money was in the house etc and due to memory loss does not remember. I helped him obtain copies of statements and can show 3 years of money being removed from the joint account into her name but she has declared no savings during mediation. is there some way of proving what she holds with out costly bills with a solicitor?

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28 Apr 12 #326985 by maisymoos
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If the money was transferred into another account you will be able to ask her to show the associated bank Statements. It is pretty hard to hide money as one bank transfer leads to another account, unless of course she was withdrawing cash?

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