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Ive been with my husband years and he had spent

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Hi, ive been with my husband for 15 years and he had spent most time working, to the point when I gave birth to my daughter in the morning, wanted to come home, he was in a 2 hour meeting and had autistic son also. Today I found him calling bluff again about his health (welsh), he bought me to the North under false pretence that he had family here that cared. Apologies for any emotions, I believe that I can divorce on the rules that his work is too much. I just cannot cope anymore with lies. He has hit me in the face, gbh charges. I dropped them. Please help as I am now partially disabled.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Law
Expert:  ukfamilysolicitor replied 1 year ago.
Hello
Welcome to Just Answer
I am a Solicitor and will assist you.
I am very sorry to hear about the difficulties that you are experiencing with your husband.
There are various grounds to divorce. Divorce on the grounds of unresonable behaviour is most commonly used. For this ground you need to detail 6/7 reasons why you can no longer remain married to your husband. This is subjective. You can use reasons such as 'he didn't pay me enough attention' , 'he wasn't supportive'.
Legal aid is still available to assist with divorce and finances if you can obtain domestic violence evidence and if you also qualify on your means. See this link and in particular the GP letter. If your GP is satisfied that you are suffering with a condition such as stress as a result of your husbands behaviour and they complete the letter - take it to a legal aid solicitor so they can assist you.
https://www.gov.uk/legal-aid/domestic-abuse-or-violence
http://civil-eligibility-calculator.justice.gov.uk
I also consider that you should seek support from a domestic violence service such as the one in the link below. You should not have to put up with this type of behaviour and you are not alone. Support can range from a chat, courses, groups or even a refuge place if needed.
http://www.refuge.org.uk
Please don't hesitate to ask if I can provide you with further information.
Kind Regards
Caroline
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