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12 Mar 08 #16604 by snoopy
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Hi
I'm new to this :)
well i just found out last week i got my divorce! wooohhhooo!!!!!! but i had legal aid, i was married for 14 yrs to a service man and i am entitled to a pension share , but i have to wait till im 65:( but! i have spoken to my Ex and he's willing to do a payout , then i come to find out i have to now pay my lawyer fee's she never tols me this ( really mad about it ) been trying to get her to tell me what happens now and i am getting nothing from her, my divorce proceding started in Scotland back in jan 01 and i moved away oct 02, but the divorce is dated from 04 when the action was started again can someone try and help me understand what happens now as im getting nothing from her, she did say at one point the money would have to go to her so she gets paid mean time i have nothing im so confused !!!!!!!!!!!! also my Ex dosent have a lawyer HELP please
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13 Mar 08 #16732 by Fiona
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Sorry, I don't quite understand if you divorced in Scotland or England. In Scotland the finances an arrangements for any children need to be resolved before divorce is granted where as in England you need the Decree Nisi before applying to court for ancillary relief (the court process for resolving finances) or applying for approval of a Consent Order (a voluntary agreement)

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