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wont use mediation and is spending deliberately

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22 Oct 10 #230781 by medion1
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is there anything I can do /should do register. My wife who does not work, is refusing to go to mediation and is adamant that I will lose so on her claim for house. so therefore she is taking some form of delight in not going to mediation to keep costs lower. She also knows this will be a long process and is for some reason deliberately spending all our savings. Is there any way I can freeze all or some of our savings and will it be taken into consideration that she is doing this deliberately if we do end up going all the way through the courts to settle financial matters. Thanks

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23 Oct 10 #230790 by hawaythelads
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If the savings are in a joint account get it frozen by the bank/building society.
If the savings are in her sole name you're a bit stuffed.
You can bring it up after the event but sometimes it just gets passed over by the courts.
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Pete

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