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QLD Ex-Wife Sold My Personal Items After Separation - Legal Under Family Law?

Discussion in 'Family Law Forum' started by Dwayne Harry, 28 December 2015.

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  1. Dwayne Harry

    Dwayne Harry Well-Known Member

    13 November 2015
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    My wife and I separated 2 years ago now and approximately 8-9 months after separation, I became extremely ill which required many, many months of hospitalisation and continuing treatment. Whilst I was incapacitated, my elder sister took control of the sale of our assets and property settlement of finances (which I lost out big time). Putting that aside, many items that I purchased purely for myself during our marriage i.e iPad, fishing gear, tools, bike, etc., have either been disposed or sold by my former wife. I am yet to clarify as she will not communicate with me.

    Is she allowed to sell, give away, or dispose of my personal items without my consent under Family Law?
  2. sammy01

    sammy01 Well-Known Member

    27 September 2015
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    Is she allowed to sell your stuff? Nope...
    Is there anything you can do about it? Nope - especially if you've already completed consent orders for finances. If you have not completed consent orders for finances, then those items should be included when determining your combined assets. But they will be considered at garage sale value.

    IMO - move on and forget it...

  3. Rod

    Rod Well-Known Member

    27 May 2014
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    I agree with Sammy.

    Situation is unfair but not worth your time trying to recover your items.

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