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The wife has been in Cambodia for just over a 1 year and the husband just arrived recently to see their 4 year old son . The wife left England to get away from the husband who is an Alcoholic and has been abusive and utterly controlling for the last 7 years of the marriage . He is now seeking to get the Divorce in Cambodia and is doing so by claiming Adultery .The wife fears for her safety as Adultery is punishable be jail sentence . The husband is making constant threats to his wife about getting her put in jail . He is also wanting custody of their child .
Tom , does it matter if proceedings have started in Cambodia , although no court date has been set for the first hearing . The wife is happy to resume living in the UK and obviously wants to avoid the prospect of going to jail if Adultery can be proven .
my question is about the rights of a term cohabiting