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04 Oct 07 #4320 by gone1
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Ok I dont ask many questions but I have a couple concering the above title.

first question.

I live in my own home and as some of you know I start ancilory relief soon with my 1st court apearance in November. I said on my form E that I am not cohabiting and I also said I wont within 6 months which of course is true. My partner lives in her own home which I dont think she will be giving up anytime soon. It says 6 months on the form. How rigid is this? When does the 6 months start? After the divorce? Date of filing the form E? My partner stays with me at weekends and the odd evening during the week. The rest of the time she is at home with her 17 year old son.

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Colin the fat coacher is living in my FMH. He has been there since October 2006. She is bound to say that he is only there 3 days a week as she claims DLA and Attendance allowance becuase she is registered disabled (yea right). I dont think these are means tested so I cannot understand why. She is bound to lie about this to try and screw more out of me.
I have a printout from the electoral register that says he is registered at my FMH. Is this proof that he is living there?

Thanks in advance.

Chris.

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04 Oct 07 #4322 by Mrs.Bobbitt
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Hi Chris

Not 100% sure but I think it goes like this:

Dont co habit until its all over if you have stated you wont be doing so on form E,
So... say you filed form E in August and first hearing is November and then subsequent hearings take you up to following Feb, and then Consent Order is granted, I believe it is six months from that date.
If it were to happen at any stage throughout the proceedings then your ex would be onto it straight away to change the outcome.

Best bet is to stay as is for now until the Consent Order is granted.
Your NP staying over at yours is irrelevant as she has her own home already, however does the fat coacher have another home?
The other side may try to say that your NP will sell up and move in with you immediately after AR proceedings,so thats when I would start the 6 month rule from for you moving in together.

Regarding fat coacher, I reckon electoral roll is proof enough that he is living there and would def add it to your bundle or whatever.

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04 Oct 07 #4323 by gone1
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Ok thanks Mrs B. No he has no other property. Chris

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04 Oct 07 #4324 by Mrs.Bobbitt
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Chris,

If he has no other property and is on the electoral roll at the FMH with your ex then that is sufficient proof he lives with her. Where else is he gonna say he lives?

If your ex sols go down the route that your NP is "always" at your house then they will try and request that she declares all assets/liabilites, thats why its best for her to stay put and just visit you and you visit her.

Good Luck

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04 Oct 07 #4331 by gone1
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Ok thanks Mrs Bobbitt. Chris

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