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Clare, Family Solicitor
Category: Family Law
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Experience:  I have been a solicitor in High Street Practise since 1985 and have specialised in Family Law for the last 10 years
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Hello Clare. I am ready to go through with a divorce. Life

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Hello Clare. I am ready to go through with a divorce. Life is been made too uncomfortable as he refuses to leave (which is his right I know) but he has abused drugs for the last time. I just need a fresh start. Please help?
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Family Law
Expert:  Clare replied 3 years ago.
Hi
Thank you for your question.
I will do my best to help you but I need some further information first.
Just to check - what income do you each have?
Clare
Customer: replied 3 years ago.
None, he is trying to keep his wine business afloat. I am a full time mum, I started a food business but have zero income so far. His parents pay all our bills and buy us food.
Expert:  Clare replied 3 years ago.
Hi
You can start the Petition based on his Unreasonable Behaviour whenever you wish
You can read more about this here
https://www.gov.uk/divorce/grounds-for-divorce
If you need help with the fees you can apply using this form
http://www.justice.gov.uk/downloads/forms/hmcts-fees/ex160a-eng-upto-6.pdf
You can start to discuss the financial implications using Family mediation (www.familymediationhelpline.co.uk) - but if he refuses then you can start the process that will lead to the court dealing with the finances for you
Please ask if you need further details
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