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    • lynseydee
    • By lynseydee 7th Oct 17, 12:44 PM
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    Returning an Acknowledgement of Service
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    • 7th Oct 17, 12:44 PM
    Returning an Acknowledgement of Service 7th Oct 17 at 12:44 PM
    I am in the process of going through a divorce and have received the acknowledgement of service.

    One of the questions is:

    In the event of a decree nisi being granted on the basis of two years' separation coupled with the respondent's consent, do you intend to apply to the Court for it to consider your financial position as it will be after the divorce?

    I'm not sure what I should put here. I do have a new partner but we don't live together. The only financial asset between me and my ex is the marital home which he is refusing to sell and is trying to buy me out but not at a reasonable offer.

    Could someone explain to me what the question means so I know I put the right answer?

    Thanks
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    • 74jax
    • By 74jax 7th Oct 17, 1:47 PM
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    Personally I would do the financial settlement at the time of divorce. Or else you'll still have the 'attachment'.
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    • chesky
    • By chesky 7th Oct 17, 1:50 PM
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    • 7th Oct 17, 1:50 PM
    Visit your local CAB and ask to be referred to a family solicitor who will advise you.
    • lynseydee
    • By lynseydee 7th Oct 17, 3:01 PM
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    • 7th Oct 17, 3:01 PM
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    • 7th Oct 17, 3:01 PM
    Personally I would do the financial settlement at the time of divorce. Or else you'll still have the 'attachment'.
    Originally posted by 74jax
    Unfortunately there's not much chance of the finances being settled before the divorce going through.
    Did owe £9,951.96

    Now helping hubby pay off loan. Finally paid off

    Owe Virgin £5,950.00 at 0% til June 2009 £3,427.89. Owe HSBC £5,460.78 2.9% til May 2010 £3,703.07. Owe Post Office £1,676.62 at 0% til September 2010
    • newbutold
    • By newbutold 12th Oct 17, 10:52 PM
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    • 12th Oct 17, 10:52 PM
    Unfortunately there's not much chance of the finances being settled before the divorce going through.
    Originally posted by lynseydee
    When I got divorced, I did it all myself but did have an hour with a solicitor at the start. They advised going as far as getting the decree nisi but not applying for the decreee absolute until we had sorted out the finances and done the clean break order etc.
    If my posts have random wrong words, please blame the damn autocorrect not me
    • lynseydee
    • By lynseydee 13th Oct 17, 6:28 PM
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    • 13th Oct 17, 6:28 PM
    When I got divorced, I did it all myself but did have an hour with a solicitor at the start. They advised going as far as getting the decree nisi but not applying for the decreee absolute until we had sorted out the finances and done the clean break order etc.
    Originally posted by newbutold
    Thanks for this. I do intend to do as much as possible by myself and employ a solicitor when it comes to agreeing the finances just to make sure I'm getting a fair deal but unfortunately he's the one divorcing me so don't know how much input I would have with the delaying of the absolute.
    Did owe £9,951.96

    Now helping hubby pay off loan. Finally paid off

    Owe Virgin £5,950.00 at 0% til June 2009 £3,427.89. Owe HSBC £5,460.78 2.9% til May 2010 £3,703.07. Owe Post Office £1,676.62 at 0% til September 2010
    • TBagpuss
    • By TBagpuss 13th Oct 17, 8:25 PM
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    • 13th Oct 17, 8:25 PM
    put no. The question is asking whether you want the court to delay the divorce for financial reasons. Saying no doesn't stop you from applying later for a financial order.
    • lynseydee
    • By lynseydee 14th Oct 17, 12:09 AM
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    • 14th Oct 17, 12:09 AM
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    • 14th Oct 17, 12:09 AM
    put no. The question is asking whether you want the court to delay the divorce for financial reasons. Saying no doesn't stop you from applying later for a financial order.
    Originally posted by TBagpuss
    Thank you so much TBagpuss. You've explained it exactly how I wanted. Why couldn't they have just said that
    Did owe £9,951.96

    Now helping hubby pay off loan. Finally paid off

    Owe Virgin £5,950.00 at 0% til June 2009 £3,427.89. Owe HSBC £5,460.78 2.9% til May 2010 £3,703.07. Owe Post Office £1,676.62 at 0% til September 2010
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