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my wife got half of everything I had when we separated over

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my wife got half of everything I had when we separated over 2 years ago but now she wants more money when I applied for a divorce - she also got to keep all the house contents - where do I stand - Scots Law applies
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Scots Law
Expert:  JGM replied 3 years ago.
Thank you for your question.

If the divorce has now been granted she can't ask for anything more.

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Customer: replied 3 years ago.

divorce has not been granted as she has raised this objection

Expert:  JGM replied 3 years ago.
Why is she asking for more. And is it a capital payment or a periodical allowance,ie, maintenance payments. She seeks?
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

she says she wants a lump sum final settlement - I thought she had already received all that she was entitled to and more

Expert:  JGM replied 3 years ago.
No, that's nonsense if the property and assets have already been divided. You should resist this and if necessary the court can decide.
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