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Judicial Seperation

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19 Jul 12 #344185 by Amethyst1664
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Hi.

My husband has petitioned for divorce - which is fine and am happy to agree and everything is quite amicable etc - however the court appear to have made an error and classed the Petition as a petition for Judicial Seperation as opposed to Divorce.

My husbands solicitor insists it is a petition for divorce but the Acknowledgement of Service states ''A petition for Judicial Seperation'' and the court have given the case a Judicial Seperation reference code (I have spoken to them a few times on the matter)and although they are suprised as it is so unusual that is how they are treating it.

I think my husbands solicitor needs to correct the paperwork his end and resubmit it to the court so the error is corrected.

Am I right in holding of on acknowledging and agreeing with the petition until it says Divorce or is it standard for it to go through as Judicial Seperation?

Any thoughts much appreciated. I don''t suspect anything underhand I think it is just a cock up at the court but I am unable to do anything about it as I am the respondent.

Thank you for your help.

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19 Jul 12 #344190 by Amethyst1664
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In PART 5 ''The Facts'' it is ticked as divorce on the ground that the marriage has broken down etc rather than Judicial Seperation so I think it is just the court putting it in the system wrongly, but am I right to wait for that to be sorted before agreeing or am I being a bit too particular about this ?

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27 Jul 12 #345743 by Amethyst1664
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Well my husband has contacted the solicitor (by email) to ask him to get this corrected at the court and I haven''t heard anything back as yet so guess I''ll wait and see, again.

This won''t have any costs implications for me will it ?

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