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advice needed (2 Posts)
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08 June, 2017 04:23PM
advice needed
bubbles - 08 June, 2017 04:23PM
hallo i am repesenting myself due to lack of funds after paying alot for a solicitior who didn't move things forward but wrote lots, OH started the divorce, i employed a solicitor responeded then OH went quite 4 years on it has had a final hearing set which i attended from another country only to find it canceled when i got to the court, not expliantion, i return to my home at great costs, another date was set i wrote to the court explaining i had attened inclosed all costs flights, coaches and hotels etc and that i would not be able to attented this again due to me having a low paid job which i had only been at for 6 months, so the hearing went ahead and i now have a document which say order made by district judge blabla on the 16th may sitting in pravate subject to decree absolute.
It is ordered with effect from decree absolute

what does that mean?? is it the end am i divorce or is there more
Re: advice needed
davidterry - 12 June, 2017 05:56PM
It means a final order about the financial issues arising from the marriage has been made by a judge. This document does not not in itself tell you whether you are divorced. Only decree absolute dissolves the marriage. You need to contact the court to find out whether decree absolute has been granted. Only then will you know whether you are divorced or not.
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