Ask a Family Law Question, Get an Answer ASAP!
Hi, thank you for your question.
-Are you living apart from him?
-Is there a restraining order and is your daughter now safe from him?
-Are you seeking advice in relation to.a divorce only?
Thank you for confirming. You can proceed with a divorce under the fact of 5 year separation and do not require his consent to obtain this, although you will need to demonstrate to the court that he is aware of the petition. You can potentially do this yourself, and you can find the relevant forms and guidance on each stage here: https://www.gov.uk/divorce/overview
The court fee for the divorce is £550 although if you are on a low income you can apply for fee exemption (see here: https://www.gov.uk/get-help-with-court-fees)
I hope this assists you. If you found this information helpful please provide a positive rating using the stars at the top of this page. I will not be credited for your question without a positive rating. Thank you
Hi, this question remains open. If you found my information provided helpful please could you rate my response positively using the stars at the top of this page as I will not be credited for my response without a positive rating.