Hi I wondered if you could help?I was married in south Africa and divorced in south Africa but wondered if you could help anyway.When My ex and I divorced officially on the 22 January 2010. But he left the family home in June 2009. (We immigrated to england at the time sold everything in South Africa) We split everything in half. And he had cashed in his pension and I got half of that too. I had a Rand 40 000 cash back from The tax man which he took half of too. I had to pay half for the car in England and I had to give him half of the rental deposit from our England rental home too. He took half of the furniture and went back to South africa leaving nothing extra behind for the kids. He never paid maintenance either for 6 months as "he didn't have a job".He has just sent me an email saying SARS. (Receiver of revenue- tax dept.) over paid his pension by R100 000.00. And I have to pay him back that money. I feel that what was in our divorce settlement back then was what we had and agreed. He got off very lightly (not even giving me the car for his kids to be driven to school. I never used the car I trained to work the car was for the children exclusively). He never put a roof over our kids head nothing. But that's what we agreed I signed he signed all done closed finished. And we were legally divorced 22 jan 2010.Do you think that I have to pay that pension money back? My ex's money problems now don't include me or do they? The divorce amount, (legally does it matter where it came from), it was agreed and that's it for me or not?
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How old are your children?
Hi, as the fuds received form part of the matrimonial assets, I am of the opinion that you would have to repay him.
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