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Clare
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I am on benifits, and i need to divorce my husband, but

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hi , i am on benifits, and i need to divorce my husband, but i was not legaley married,as he was still married too his first wife for 9 mths after we were married
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Law
Expert:  Clare replied 2 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.
Where did you get married and when?
Clare
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

i got married at kingston registery office surrey on 29th march 2000

Customer: replied 2 years ago.

kingston upon thames surrey on the 29th 2000

Expert:  Clare replied 2 years ago.
Hi
How dod you know he was still married at that time?
Clare
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

because ive just come across his divorce papers in the loft, so i have the proof, next question, ? , this is very slow!!! so what do i have to do now?

Expert:  Clare replied 2 years ago.
Hi
Assuming that the Decree Absolute is dated after the date of your wedding you need to apply to Annul the marriage.
The form you need is here
http://hmctsformfinder.justice.gov.uk/courtfinder/forms/d008n-eng.pdf
and you will be eligible for fee remission with the form here
http://www.stepchange.org/Portals/0/Clients/EX160_form.pdf
I hope that this is of assistance please ask if you need further details
Clare