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I received a sizeable payout from an accident as a child. What happens when I get divorced?

The team from The Family Matters Show answer this question from the community:

“I was hit by a car as a child and received a sizeable payout at the time, because the injuries prevent me from ever working. I used the payout money to buy a house and furnishings prior to meeting my husband. Question:

a. What happens now that we are getting divorced? Is the value of my original payout protected given this was intended to support me following the car accident?

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