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Hi, thank you for your question.
-Are you in England or Wales?
-Is the financial settlement approved by the court?
Thanks for confirming. Unfortunately, in England a settlement as part of a divorce is not legally binding unless it is approved by a court. However, this does not prevent her from agreeing to sign paperwork transferring the title to your name. In the first instance you should attempt to find her (you can google tracing agents) who can find an address for her. If she agrees to the transfer a conveyancer can prepare the required forms to transfer the title to you.
If she does not agree, unfortunately you will need to pursue a court application which can be done using Form A and a £255 court fee to your local family court. You can refer to your previous separation agreement which the court will consider.
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