Ending the marriage- the process to decree absolute
Financial issues in divorce- ancillary relief
Divorce and Pensions
Divorce advice for men
Divorce for non residents
DIY divorces
Timescale - quick divorce or not
Wills & divorce
Legal Aid











Prenuptial Agreements
Judicial Separation
Changing surnames
Civil partnerships


Legal Stuff
This is a UK based forum about divorce and related issues. Feel free to contribute. Your experiences or opinions may help others. The links on the left lead to basic information about most common divorce questions. The information opens in a separate window. You can use the search function to search the forum.
User: Log In Create A New Profile
Actions: New Topic Print View RSS
History: Home UK Divorce Forum
I have no wish to divorce my wife (3 Posts)
Started By:
27 March, 2017 03:06PM
I have no wish to divorce my wife
face - 27 March, 2017 03:06PM
Hello, my wife is threatening to divorce me however, I have no wish to allow her to do so. I read recently that under current uk law a person can refuse to go through a divorce until the two parties have lived apart for 2 years or more, is that correct?
Re: I have no wish to divorce my wife
HatMan - 27 March, 2017 05:20PM
Don't think that's true...she could hit you with unreasonable behaviour and the standard of proof on that is relatively low....and frankly why would you want to stay married to someone who doesn't want to be married to you? - some might say ( not me obviously ) that would be unreasonable in itself.
Re: I have no wish to divorce my wife
davidterry - 27 March, 2017 06:02PM
If your wife wants a divorce and she is correctly advised she will be able to have one and (assuming you have been married for at least one year) she can have one now. She does not need your permission or co-operation in order to have a divorce and she certainly does not have to wait until you have been separated for X years. People do not need to put their lives on hold for that.
Goto Topic: Previous Next

Sorry, only registered users may post in this forum.