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Hello, my name is Marcus.
You refer to a compensation claim can you explain more about this please.
Really there are 2 issues being the extent of the compensation being marital and being taken into account in any settlement and the perserving of the funds - once received - until an agreement has been reached.
In reality if an application was made the court would freeze the compensation until such time that an agreement had been reached.
That is not to say it will be pre judged that the compensation represents marital assets only that it should be retained until an agreement has been reached.
You are right that the court cannot do anything at this stage but they can make such an order when it arrives.
I presume that you have explained to the other side that you have not received anything as yet.
If you have a solicitor then they should be able to deal with the matter and agree for the funds to be held pending agreement to prevent the necessity of an application to the court.
It depends whether your solicitor is on record as acting for you.
This should be a simple matter that your solicitor can deal with directly with the otherside without a need for any application to the court.
Have you not discussed this with your solicitor?
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