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My house is in the sole name of my wife but I am the
My house is in the sole name of my wife but I am the Guarantor. I also have a Marital Rights Order in place. Would she be allowed by the court to obtain Decree Absolute before the financial settlement… read more
Clare
Clare
Family Solicitor
Bachelor's Degree
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Dear Sir/Madam, My divorce petition was filed in December
Dear Sir/Madam, My divorce petition was filed in December 2013. The last time I met my lawyer was in March 2014 in which I asked him what I was signing the document for , whether it is for the nisi, H… read more
UKfamsol
UKfamsol
Solicitor
Law Society Final Examination
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Dear Law Denning My husband is trying to obtain a divorce
Dear Law Denning My husband is trying to obtain a divorce without settling the financial matters, indeed he refuses to provide the paperwork (pension plans, disclosure) so that we might deal with them… read more
Clare
Clare
Family Solicitor
Bachelor's Degree
13,515 satisfied customers
I originally filed for divorce in 2010, but the online company
I originally filed for divorce in 2010, but the online company I used to complete the petition made a mistake and the judge refused to issue a decree nisi. I thought I got the issue sorted in March 20… read more
UKfamsol
UKfamsol
Solicitor
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Hi, My wife and I are starting divorce proceedings. The mortgage
Hi, My wife and I are starting divorce proceedings. The mortgage is in my wife's name only, but I contribute to the household obviously, bills the usual stuff. I have also put money towards the re dev… read more
UKfamsol
UKfamsol
Solicitor
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Dear Claire My spouse and I separated in 2006 when he moved
Dear Claire My spouse and I separated in 2006 when he moved out of our home. Six months after he left I moved to a different address where I still live. I started divorce proceedings last year on the … read more
Clare
Clare
Family Solicitor
Bachelor's Degree
13,515 satisfied customers
After the decree nisi in april 2012, my wife being the petitioner
After the decree nisi in april 2012, my wife being the petitioner is refusing to apply for decree absolute. Can I apply for it if she won't, after how long and how likely is it that the court would ac… read more
Clare
Clare
Family Solicitor
Bachelor's Degree
13,515 satisfied customers
I am doing my own divorce and have filed a petition. I have
I am doing my own divorce and have filed a petition. I have not received my acknowledgement of service within the 14 days. I know that he has received it as he rang me and was abusive. What do I do no… read more
Clare
Clare
Family Solicitor
Bachelor's Degree
13,515 satisfied customers
Hi I attended court during ancillary relief and a consent
Hi I attended court during ancillary relief and a consent order was agreed at the time. Both my wife and I signed the agreement and I have received a copy of the sealed consent order. I also have rece… read more
Clare
Clare
Family Solicitor
Bachelor's Degree
13,515 satisfied customers
I have a decree nisi and I am trying to finalise the financial
I have a decree nisi and I am trying to finalise the financial settlement with my ex husband in order to finalise the divorce. He keeps saying he cannot afford more maintenance in order to finalise th… read more
UKfamsol
UKfamsol
Solicitor
Law Society Final Examination
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my husband and i nearly divorced a year ago. He bought me out
my husband and i nearly divorced a year ago. He bought me out and we got to the decree nisi stage but didnt continue. We got back together and I moved back in. We have now decided to split again. lega… read more
Clare
Clare
Family Solicitor
Bachelor's Degree
13,515 satisfied customers
As part of a divorce proceeding I lodged an application in
As part of a divorce proceeding I lodged an application in late March to contest a the validity of a Decree Nisi. This application was denied and, as I could not attend (3 days notice given for a hear… read more
Clare
Clare
Family Solicitor
Bachelor's Degree
13,515 satisfied customers
My ex wife filed for divorce, sighting unreasonable behaviour.
My ex wife filed for divorce, sighting unreasonable behaviour. We have a decri nisi. We had a house we sold, we split the money 50/50. I took all the joint,debts, she had her all money, clear without … read more
Joanne B
Joanne B
Family Solicitor
Bachelor's Degree
405 satisfied customers
my wife and i have been separated for 2and half yrs i have
my wife and i have been separated for 2and half yrs i have gone through the first steps and applied for a decree nisi however she has refused to sign the agreement papers. so far it has cost alot of m… read more
Clare
Clare
Family Solicitor
Bachelor's Degree
13,515 satisfied customers
my wife pertitioned for a divorce 12 months ago she is now
my wife pertitioned for a divorce 12 months ago she is now being very difficult and says that she will not complete the divorce i am at the teather with this as i just want to get on with my life, i h… read more
Clare
Clare
Family Solicitor
Bachelor's Degree
13,515 satisfied customers
My wife is divorcing me for unreasonable behaviour and has
My wife is divorcing me for unreasonable behaviour and has applied for the decree nisi. I want advice how to tackle this situation, most of the marital difficulty occured after i discovered her virtua… read more
Michael Holly
Michael Holly
Bachelor's Degree
6,293 satisfied customers
how long does take for a man in the UK to get a divorce....and
how long does take for a man in the UK to get a divorce....and what if a child is involved?… read more
Mike GS
Mike GS
35 years experience English Solicit
1,198 satisfied customers
My husband is currently serving a prison sentence for sexual
My husband is currently serving a prison sentence for sexual assault against a 14 year old. I would like to get divorced from him as quickly as possible. We have been married for three years, have no … read more
A.Stewart
A.Stewart
Master's Degree
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