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Need some advice on adultery please

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08 Jan 08 #10246 by wottaheadache
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Evening all.

Ok, well I've just received a letter from my wife's solicitor with a 'confession statement' attached. This requires myself to admit to adultery, as well as my new partner to sign and agree to it.

Now, in the interests of (a) not costing loads of money and (b) moving the proceedings along unhindered, I have no problems with admitting this.

What concerns me though is are there any consequences of this admission?

Myself and my wife already drew up a draft 'Financial Consent' which stated our agreements about her keeping the house, not wanting any spousal maintenance but me continuing to pay half of the nursery fees as I do already, etc.

Is openly admitting adultery likely to either cause me grief now or come back and bite me in the @ss later in life?

I'm just concerned that this confession letter is very basic, and I'm worried about what paperwork will follow it will be very complicated or will be making all sorts of claims or financial implications - for either myself or my new partner.

For what it's worth, my wife earns a lot more than I do and always has done.

Any input would be greatly appreciated.

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08 Jan 08 #10248 by Specialdad
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Its no problem signing the confession that enables your ex to receive her Decree Nisi.

Dont however sign any financial settlement regarding assets, SM and CM unless you are fully happy.

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