Hi, thanks for your question. Just a bit more information required to fully assist you:
-Was there a financial settlement approved by the court?
-if so, what was the settlement?
-What is the value of the assets he did not disclose and when did you find out about it?
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I note that there was indeed a Financial Settlement and that you have only recently been told about the non disclosure.
The fact that he did not give full and frank disclosure is indeed a reason the courts will accept for re-opening a
financial settlement but ONLY if the failure means that a substantially different Order would have been made at the time.
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Given that that time was 1995 - long before many of the leading cases which mean a fairer division of assets had been decided, means that it will not necessarily
be easy to judge the potential outcome
However the fact that you have been told that there WAS a failure to disclose is enough to justify a letter asking for full details and to consider taking advise from a Direct Access Barrister as to the chances of success.
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