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Hello JA My name is XXXXX XXXXX I am an indian national

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My name is XXXXX XXXXX I am an indian national living and working in uk on a work visa for last 3 years. I got married in India in June 2011 and brought my husband in uk on dependant visa. My husband left uk in July 2012 and is not very cooperative about anything. He neither wants to go ahead with divorce in india nor does he want to come here. Can I apply for divorce in uk? And what is the procedure for that?
Thanks
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: UK Immigration Law
Expert:  Clare replied 1 year ago.
Hi
Thank you for your question I shall do my best to assist you.
Since you are resident in the UK and have been for than 12 months then you can issue a Petition based upon his Unreasonable Behaviour.
You will need to arrange to have the paperwork served personally upon your husband
You can find the process described here
https://www.gov.uk/divorce/overview
I hope that this is of assistance please ask if you need further information
Claire
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
When you say that I need to serve paperwork personally, do you mean that I'll have to send the papers to him on my own?
Expert:  Clare replied 1 year ago.
HI
I mean that you will need to arrange for the papers to be served upon him by a Process server so that you have evidence that he has seen them
Claire
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Ok. And what type of solicitor should I approach to help me with the process? A divorce or immigration?
Expert:  Clare replied 1 year ago.
Hi
You need to instruct a Family law solicitor as this is not an immigration matter
Claire
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Ok. Thanks so much for your help Claire.
Expert:  Clare replied 1 year ago.
Hi
You are most welcome
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