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Time Frame from applying for nisi

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17 May 12 #331178 by east85
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Hi All,

I know it varies greatly from place to place and depends on the courts workload BUT could you give me an indication of how long youve all waited?

I live in Norfolk and my husband has just submitted our application for a Decree Nisi.

How long should we expect to wait (on average) to hear that yes the judge agrees grounds for divorce and to receive the certificate of entitlement??

Thanks. :)

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17 May 12 #331182 by yellowrose
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I waited four weeks and the hearing is tomorrow (just over a week since being informed of date)

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