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I have recently received my decree absolute as the petioner

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I have recently received my decree absolute as the petioner and now my wife has applied to the court to have the decree absolute set aside as finance matters had not been concluded can this really happen
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: UK Law
Expert:  Clare replied 1 year ago.

Thank you for your question

My name is Clare

I shall do my best to help you but I need some further information first.

Which ground was used?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Hi Clarenot sure what you mean by what grounds can you please clarify
Expert:  Clare replied 1 year ago.

Was it Unreasonable Behaviour, adultery 2 or 5 years separation?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
it was unreasonable behaviour
Expert:  Clare replied 1 year ago.

Was the Petition served on her - did she acknowledge it?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
my solicitor gave notice to her solicitor that we intended to apply for the decree absolute, I had originally agreed not to apply providing that there was no long delay 12 months on and a few delays from my wifes solicitors my solicitors applied for the decree and informed my wifes solicitors that we intended to do this the decree was returned within 3 days
Expert:  Clare replied 1 year ago.

How much notice did he give that it was being applied for?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
7 days I believe
Expert:  Clare replied 1 year ago.

Is that the period agreed when the delay was discussed?