What are the legal implications when a p...

Asked by Marlon on 10-01-2022 09:31:19
Question posted in the Divorce Law category relating to Gauteng

What are the legal implications when a plaintif knowingly withdraws pension before the settlement of a divorce and the couple are married in COP. Couple was also on debt review and the plaintif advised that the pension was withdrawn to pay her debt and not that of the defendent.

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Posted by Att. Patrick on 13-01-2022 10:43:47

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I don't think much, because you're married in COP, so the debt is joint debt. The fact that the plaintiff used the pension to pay her debt, reduces the overall debt in the marriage, which helps both parties.

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