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I am the Respondent, my ex has not applied for the Absolute, she is the Petitioner.
According to the Papers issued with the Nisi , it stated that a Respondent can apply after a certain time. The time is almost upon us, and as yet there is no sign my ex is going to apply Absolute ( deliberately delay to add to my misery).
We have not even settled/agreed the finances, but I do need to get this Divorce.
So question is, my Solicitor knows my wishes and will apply to the Court asap, but how long does it take on average to go through, and what should I look out for.
Actually there is a LOT to look out for if you''re a respondent applying for Absolute. But in this case the OP is represented by a solicitor, who will have already looked out for all of those things for him. But a DIY respondent should be extremely careful when applying for the Absolute, there is a very good chance that they would get hit for the petitioner''s costs.
Nothing really to look out for as the respondent it''s the applicant who can end up getting hit with more than they could have paid.