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15 May 12 #330794 by ach0457
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Hi since July 2008 I am separated from my wife and live apart. Two years ago we started a divorce procedure where she is the Petitioner and me the respondent. The ground for divorce was me being unfaithful to her as well as being separated since 2008. Since the procedure started things are dragging because the ex doesn''t want to sign the relevant paperwork. She finally received my confession from the court and has to send the affidavits back so the Court can declare the Decree Nisi, but she decided for some reason not to send it back to the Court.
What are my options. Was thinking of Cross Petition but am not sure.
Thanks for advising

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16 May 12 #330847 by TBagpuss
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a cross-petion is expensive and may well be seen as very hostile, which could make it much more difficult for you to resolve any outstanding issues, such as finances.

Have you agreed finacial matters? She may be chosing to delay until progress has been made on that front.

Does she have a solicitor? It may be sensible to ask them to clarify whether there is a reason for the delay.

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