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Unreasonable Behaviour - Timeline

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02 Apr 20 #512011 by G2G2
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Hi,

I am sorry if this has been answered elsewhere, but I have scanned this, and other forums, but cannot find it referenced at all.

It is basically whether behaviour after the date of separation can be included in the justification for a divorce when citing unreasonable behaviour, in the same way which adultery can?

The reason for this is that since separation I have naturally been much more diligent in ensuring I keep evidence of abuse, threats etc, whereas if evidence is required from before separation, I'm not sure I can provide such substantial evidence.

If necessary I will provide examples, but if contested, which I have no doubt it will just to make my life as difficult as possible, I would feel more comfortable being able to offer something more concrete and tangiable.

Thank you in advance for any answers anyone provides.

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03 Apr 20 #512017 by rubytuesday
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Hello
You should use examples of behaviour that occurred during the last 6 months of you living together. When you apply for the Decree Nisi, you are asked if the behaviour is still ongoing, and to what effect.

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03 Apr 20 #512018 by G2G2
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Thank you. That is really useful to know.

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