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My husband left me two years ago for another woman. He has

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My husband left me two years ago for another woman. He has now applied for a Divorce on the grounds that we have been separated. The divorce is not the issue per se with me, but he refused to take his cats but in doing so he promised to pay for any vets fees that might crop up. When he sent me the first set of papers in August I told him I will happily sign once he signs a promissory note stating he will take care of the vet fees. He did not sign the promissory note and went and filed for divorce again but this time cutting me out completely and getting a solicitor to sign the document. I have therefore requested the divorce to be halted until financial arrangements are agreed. I need a lawyer who practices family and also accepts legal aid because I am on a small income.
JA: Were any of the assets acquired before the marriage? Or given through an inheritance?
Customer: No
JA: Where are you located? Divorce laws vary by location.
Customer: Leith in Edinburgh
JA: Is there anything else the Lawyer should know before I connect you? Rest assured that they'll be able to help you.
Customer: I cannot think of anything at present.

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Customer: replied 13 days ago.
Thank you I just need this question answered as to where I go next legally
Customer: replied 13 days ago.
Thank you I just need this question answered as to where I go next legally.

You have done the right thing here, you will have to organise financial settlement prior to the divorce being executed.  If you cannot come to an agreement, you can take it court for a judges decision.  It is important to understand your statutory matrimonial rights so you receive what you are entitled to under law.  You will need to or you.  a legal aid application however your solicitor will do that for you.

I shall provide you with a helpful link that will assist you in finding a solicitor/representative near your local area.  This will provide you with someone nearby your area who can assist you if required.

I hope this information proved helpful.  You will find a local solicitor who deals with these matters on the law society webpage which is as follows;

https://solicitors.lawsociety.org.uk/ (England)

https://www.lawscot.org.uk/find-a-solicitor/ (Scotland)

https://www.lawsociety.ie/Find-a-Solicitor/Solicitor-Firm-Search/ (Ireland)

https://www.lawsoc-ni.org/solicitors (N. Ireland)

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Customer: replied 13 days ago.
Thank you you have been really helpful.

You are welcome and I wish you all the best.