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    • #11371
      Confused123
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      I just check my emails and received email stating my decree nisi will be issued end of (detail removed by Moderator), prob explain why he has been trying to call me, I should feel happy but I just feel numb and gutted , I know I’m not officially divorced till the absolute decree comes through , just wasn’t expecting it cause no finances been sorted , what does this decree nisi mean anyway , does it mean at final stage b4 absolute issued

    • #11382
      KIP.
      Participant

      Hi there, it must feel strange but it’s just a piece of paper at the end of the day. I was told not to divorce till finances are sorted as it affects assets and pension rights etc.

    • #11384
      White Rose
      Participant

      Finances can be sorted after nisi granted. Just make sure you or ypur solicitor don’t apply for absolute till you’ve done that. If he’s divorcing you you can still ask court to hold absolute till after finances done.
      Decree nisi felt odd. Absolute was even more odd – I didn’t feel anything at all.
      It’s a step closer to freedom! xxxx

    • #11385
      Ayanna
      Participant

      You can get divorced and do the finances anytime later. Just make sure you sort them out so that he cannot pester you later.

    • #11389
      Falling Skys
      Participant

      Hi x

      I had my decree absolute through last (detail removed by Moderator).

      I felt numb, like you the financial side is still not sorted (detail removed by Moderator).

      It is not unusual for the divorce to be through before the money is sorted I was informed. Only issue is that if they die before the pension split is completed we get nothing.

      O well no having bad thoughts for a while.

      The nisi part shows intent to divorce, but you can go no further and still be married.

      Then who ever apply for the divorce after six weeks and a day can apply for the absolute meaning you single.

      If it’s you that has applied it may be worth talking it over with your solicitor till when it is best to proceed. If it’s him you have no choice in the matter.

      FS xx

    • #11391
      Ayanna
      Participant

      You still have a choice. If he applied you just have to wait longer, about 3 months and then you can finalize the divorce if he does not do it. Then he gets divorced quicker than he planned to, oooh.
      This is important if he does not have much and wants your money.

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