Josiah Hincks’ specialist Family Law Solicitors are able to provide you with concise, no-nonsense legal advice regarding Divorce. Our Solicitors are able to advise you on how to Petition for a Divorce, or whether you have any grounds to defend such an application made by your spouse.
There is only one ground for a Divorce and that is that the parties’ marriage has irretrievably broken down. To prove this you (the Petitioner) will need to prove one of five facts within your petition –
A) That your husband/wife has committed adultery and that you find it intolerable to live with him/her.
B) That your husband/wife has behaved in such a way that you cannot reasonably be expected to live with him.
C) That your husband/wife has deserted you for a continuous period of at least 2 years immediately proceeding the presentation of the divorce petition.
D) That yourself and your husband/wife have lived apart from continuous period of at least 2 years immediately proceeding the presentation of the divorce petition and that you or your husband/wife consent to the Decree being granted.
E) That yourself and your husband/wife have lived apart for a continuous period of at least 5 years immediately proceeding the presentation of the petition.
Our Family Law Solicitors will be able to guide you through the often confusing process of obtaining a Divorce, from issuing your petition, through to the pronouncement of your Decree Absolute.
If you have any questions in relation to Divorce, or would like to make an appointment to see one of our Solicitors to discuss this further please contact Josiah Hincks on 0116 2551811 (Leicester), 0116 2643430 (Blaby), 01530 835041 (Coalville) or 0116 3440210 (Syston).
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