Online divorce is officially coming to the East Midlands. Although for now it’s at an early trial stage you will still need to print and post your application to send it in to the court. Online divorce and the court service. Presently you cannot issue a divorce online in England and Wales. There may be several […]
Has the phrase “living together in the same household” caused you confusion when applying for your decree nisi? For many people two years separation with consent is the reason they will cite on their divorce petition for the breakdown in the marriage. There is a lot of confusion in the public domain about what constitutes separation […]
First of all, bailiffs cost around £100 – £120 so before rushing off to organise one, do check that the court is not sitting on the paperwork because of a backlog – particularly around a bank holiday. Courts do get very busy at certain times and it can cause delay. If you have checked and […]
The President of the Family Division Sir James Munby has told barristers that there are plans to move the court process for divorce completely online in 2017. How will this work? Apparently we will fill in an online form and the information will then be used to prepare the divorce petition. Watch this space.
The divorce centre at Bury St Edmunds currently reports that it is rejecting up to 40% of the divorce petitions sent to it because of errors. The most common errors are the names on the petition and correct signature and date. They are working on a checklist to help people preparing their own divorce paperwork.