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divorcing him for adultery

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25 Feb 08 #14969 by floswift
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My husband left me in November. He moved out of the family home and has set himself up in a flat . He has sworn blind there is no one else involved.
I have just discovered that , of course , there IS soemeone else. He has said that they have started to see each other since Christmas. I will now divorce him for his adultery - I have been advised that although we are living apart we are still legally married and as such he his committing adultery. Is there a time scale - a solicitor mentioned that I could only divorce him for adultery within 6 months - is this within 6 months of him moving out , or six months of me finding out - he moved out on Nov 10th and I found out about this other female on Feb 14th ( great Valentine's day gift ! )

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25 Feb 08 #14973 by unic
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6 months of you finding out

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25 Feb 08 #14978 by floswift
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ah thank you that gives me more time to sort out the finances then ! good .

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25 Feb 08 #14979 by unic
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you wont be able to enforce sorting out the finances unless you have started the process.
My solicitor has advised me that its always best to be the applicant rather than the respondent - it may well be in your interests to file the petition asap

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25 Feb 08 #14982 by diamondangel
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I'm sorry that I can't offer any new practical advice but just wanted to say hang on in there. I'm slightly ahead of you as mine left me suddenly in Feb after 12 years to live with a male friend and within a week had moved in with another woman from work and her 2 kids and is paying rent. II am also gearing up to file for divorce on grounds of adultery (you can also use unreasonable behaviour apparently if he won't admit it although I would think it is pretty hard to deny if you are living together!). I will keep you posted if I learn anything useful along the way. From personal experience I'd say make good use of your friends and family and make sure you keep on with hobbies/interestst. Good luck love.

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25 Feb 08 #15020 by megan
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My H also left Nov said nobody else involved. Found out about other women 2 weeks later. I wasn't ready to divorce him but was told he was going to divorce me for URB. I guess I have been unreasonable at some point over 32yrs of marrage. Now he has agreed I can divorce him for adultery if I pay! So still going nowhere.Divorce is a long hard road it seems!

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25 Feb 08 #15026 by Ladybelle
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I am confused here, as I am going to divorce my husband for adultery but wasnt going to start proceedings for another couple months. I found out in October. My sol didnt say there was anything that said I could only do it within 6 months ? Why is it only 6 months ? Does that mean if I dont do it before end March, I have to wait 2 years after all ? Can someone please confirm this ?

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