I have received a divorce petition which I do not intend to oppose.In the prayer it says that my wife is claiming for:periodical payments order.secured provision order.lump sum order.property adjustment orderorder under section 24B,25B or 25C of the act of 1973/paragraph 15,25 or 26 of Schedule 5 to the act of 2004(pension sharing/ attachment order)I have spoken to my wife and she assures me that all she wants is the divorce and an amicable settlement on our shared property, How should I reply to the court so that these things are not actioned in my abscence?
Province/Country relating to question : UK
Good day, I always strive to reply in the shortest possible time,I may be delayed answering other questions, attending a meeting or in court.These are left in the petition because they are all the various options that can be pursued by a person petitioning for divorce in respect of financial matters but this does not mean that they will be pursued if you come to a financial settlement. You do not need to refer to these when you reply to the Court. What you will have received is an Acknowledgement of Service in which you simply need to answer the questions and in particular state you do not wish to defend the divorce.Please remember to only rate my answer when you are fully satisfied. If you feel the need to click either "Helped a little" or "I expected more" please stop and reply to me via the REPLY or CONTINUE CONVERSATION button with the issue that you have. I will be happy to continue further and do everything I can to provide you with the service that you seek.Best wishes FE
On the D10 form Q 6 says
Even if you do not intend to defend the case do you object to paying the cost of the proceedings?
If so, on what grounds.
I am willing to share the court costs,so have answered no,and added I am willing to pay 50% of court costs
Is this OK?
Good evening,Yes that is perfectly OK.Please remember to only rate my answer when you are fully satisfied. If you feel the need to click either "Helped a little" or "I expected more" please stop and reply to me via the REPLY or CONTINUE CONVERSATION button with the issue that you have. I will be happy to continue further and do everything I can to provide you with the service that you seek.Best wishes FE
30 years General Practice including Divorce & Matrimonial Property
Hi,I do hope my answer has proved to be of benefit to you. If you should require my advice in the future please do not hesitate to me starting your question with FOR THE ATTENTION OF FE SMITH.
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