no mortgage no assets private pension 88 pounds a month state pension and dla no savings
The is a widely reported case where a wife got half of herhusband's assets all of which was injury compensation, when they divorced.However she did meet him when he was disabled when he already have the money. Thedecision was widely criticised. And here is a link from barristers chambers http://www.greshamwm.co.uk/financial-advisor-cheshire/divorce-news.html
The general view on this is that your compensation is tocompensate you for pain and injury and suffering which is obviously not beensuffered by your wife and that your wife is only entitled to anything if she isnot adequately compensated for within the rest of the marriage.
If you have no house and no savings she would virtually walk awaywith nothing and therefore she has a potential claim on your compensationmonies.
I will say that I don't agree with the decision, I think thismoney should be ring fenced, but I don't make the law I just regurgitate it.
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