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i am seperated from my husband in the process of getting a

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i am seperated from my husband in the process of getting a divorce,we agreed to an amicable settlement of a lump sum,now he is saying he will pay me a portion now,another when the decree absolute is final then another in 4 years,he is refusing to budge on this issue even though we both agreed on this sum months ago
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Law
Expert:  Clare replied 3 years ago.
Hi
Thank you for your question
My name is Claire and I will do my best to assist you but I need some further information first.
How far has the divorce reached and was the agreement made in writing?
Claire
Customer: replied 3 years ago.


neither of us as filed for divorce as yet,yes it is in writing,i even agreed to half now and the rest later,he isnt responding to any of my correspondence,i was thinking of getting a solicitors letter sent to him

Expert:  Clare replied 3 years ago.
Hi
What settlement have you reached?
Claire
Customer: replied 3 years ago.


75000 one off payment,he has his own business and i know he can afford it

Expert:  Clare replied 3 years ago.
Hi
Was this agreed after Mediation?
How much are the assets worth?
Claire
Customer: replied 3 years ago.


no we sorted this between ourselves,the house as 80000 equity in it,im not sure what the business is worth

Expert:  Clare replied 3 years ago.
Hi
How long were you living together and are there any children involved?
What income do you each have?
Claire
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

we were together 17 years,i only earn 4000 per year,he earns about 150000 a year,we have 2 children who both live with him

Expert:  Clare replied 3 years ago.
Hi
How old are the children?
Claire