I'm waiting for the answer to your first question at the moment.
The divorce would involve the sale of his family home and support of two children under 18.
Get back to you with more information as soon as I can.
Many thanks, Fred.
I have now spoken to his GP and his Mental Health Team Care Worker and both say that he is not in a fit state to be making these decisions at the moment.
I'm very concerned that if the divorce proceedings are allowed to go ahead, without him having proper legal advice, things could be decided very unfairly against him. If he doesn't contact the court about his mental health issues, should I?
Many thanks again, Fred.
He's not really in a fit state to talk any advice on board at the moment I'm afraid. For example, his Care Worker told him not to do anything with his letter from the court until she'd seen him. Instead of waiting (he had seven days to respond), he filled it out and drove to the court to hand it in personally!
Several of us would gladly act for him (I'm guessing that's what you mean by Deputy), but I don't think he really appreciates what's happening to him.
I can ask again if he'll let one of us act for him.
I've just spoken to him again and he says that he's received a letter today concerning mediation. I've advised him to seek legal advice before attending but I'm unsure that he will.
Thanks again, Fred.
I'm not sure - what would that involve please?
Many thanks for that.
So, if he refuses all help/advice is that the step I should take before or after informing the court of his situation please?
Many thanks for your help Clare - that's clear to us.
Very best wishes, Fred.