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My wife who started a relationship with a local convicted

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My wife who started a relationship with a local convicted drug dealer recently applied for a clean break divorce ( she hoped to marry the man that she was now living with.
I was sent the details from the court and as it meant that she would not look to me for financial support i agreed to the divorce going ahead and returned the documents signed as requested. Some time later I nreceived mail confirming they had been received.
Subsequently her new partner died fron a long standing condition. One of our daughtersn has now advised my wife to put the clean break divorce she applied for ' on hold ' and go for financial support from me on the basis that I do not wish to contribute to the balance owing on a car that she bought since she moved in with him.
Can she do this and how can I object to any such settlement in line with her change of mind and circumstances ? Thank you
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Essentially until the court has made the clean break order final, either side can decide not to proceed with the agreement. this means it can revert to a full and frank disclosure situation where the court decides how assets should be shared.

However, unless you are classed as a high earner the court is not going to order that you financially support your soon to be ex wife.

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