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Delaying consent form (2 Posts)
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16 January, 2018 01:56PM
Delaying consent form
Bumblebumble - 16 January, 2018 01:56PM
I've filed for 2 years separation with consent on the grounds the divorce is not contested or delayed.

I have given 14 days to get him to sign and return the form.

He keeps refusing saying he needs a loan to pay his solicitor then says he has stopped instructing them. He owes £900 outstanding fees from June 2017.

It's been made very clear that if he doesn't comply he will have to pay for all costs.

Shall i reply to his letters saying he needs to get a loan etc before he can proceed? Seems like he's trying to stall. His debt has been outstanding for over 6 months.

Do I just wait for 14 days then proceed as originally stated in the first letter. I'm worried I'll get caught somewhere as he's said he can't afford it ??

Please help
Re: Delaying consent form
davidterry - 24 January, 2018 02:43PM
I am baffled by this. If you have issued a divorce based on two years' separation with consent then the divorce cannot proceed without your husband's consent. If he will not give it then you cannot progress a divorce based on this ground. He can withhold his consent for any reason he wants or for no reason at all if he is so minded.
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