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Is he currently on a spousal visa?
When does that expire?
Thank you. As he remains on a spousal visa you must inform the Home Office of the separation and impending divorce. It does not necessarily mean he will be asked to leave the country and it will be for them to decide what to do. However, as the terms of the spousal visa will have been impacted by the separation you must inform them.
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In relation to the divorce?
You will only be eligible for legal aid for a divorce if there is evidence of domestic violence from him towards you in the last 60 months
You cannot rely on adultery unless he is willing to admit to it. If he does not admit to it you will need to rely on unreasonable behaviour and state his affair as one of the behaviours that led to the irretrievable breakdown of the relationship.
In relation to costs - you should check local family solicitor firms, as many do fixed-fees that vary in price between £500-1000 for uncontested divorces. In relation to the court fee this is £550 on top of any legal fees, but given your low income you can apply to waive this fee using a fee remission form.