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Can a divorce become absolute without the financial side being

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Can a divorce become absolute without the financial side being finalised?
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Law
Expert:  Clare replied 3 years ago.
Hi
Thank you for your question.
My name is Clare
I will do my best to help you but I need some further information first.
Are you the Petitioner or the Respondent and how far have the financial negotiations reached?
Clare
Customer: replied 3 years ago.


My son is suing his wife for divorce she will not let him in the house, will not let him take his tools and a few personal belongings. Degree nisi has been granted. He wishes to have his name taken off the deeds if possible. They have two teenage children (15 &13).


 

Expert:  Clare replied 3 years ago.
Hi
How much is the house worth and how much is outstanding on the mortgage?
What other assets and debts are there?
Clare
Customer: replied 3 years ago.


Will you please disregard my last two questions as I do not have the information required. Thank you.

Expert:  Clare replied 3 years ago.
Hi
The simple answer is that yes your son can apply for the Decree Absolute without resolving the financial issues - they can be dealt with after the Absolute.
The reason for not doing so is generally to protect pension rights - only relevant if her pension is larger than his
Please ask if you need further details
Clare

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