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Thank you for requesting me to assist you further. I am about to sign off for today, but didn't want to leave you with no acknowledgement. I will get back to this on Monday afternoon when I am next online here.
In the meantime, can you tell me if you have had sight of the will leaving the property share to your wife? And did this inheritance occur during the marriage? Was it considered to be part of the marital assets - e.g. did you both use the house during the marriage, for holidays or other purposes?
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I see absolutely no reason why you should not raise the issue of the additional property in the financial proceedings. After all, she owns it, even if it hasn't been put into her name yet - that seems deliberate, but it doesn't take away from the fact that she owns it. It might indicate, particularly if her intention is to return there, that she needs a bit less from the marital pot than 50%...only the judge can assess that to be fair.
But there is no reason not to use the fact that she has that property and that you will make a claim agaisnt it. The fact that mediation has been arranged is a positive and you should definitely engage with that. You can raise the issue of this property then - it might persuade her to get on and agree to release the funds for the other property.
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