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The first step in getting a divorce involves the filing of several documents at a designated Family Court along with a Court Fee, unless exempt.Next Stage >
The Court then issues the application and sends a sealed copy of the papers to both you (the petitioner), or your solicitor and who you are divorcing (the respondent).Next Stage >
The respondent must then file an acknowledgement of service within 7 days, which is sent to the court. If the respondent wishes to defend the divorce, he or she must notify the court within 7 days of service. The respondent then has a further period of 21 days in which to file an answer and / or cross petition.Next Stage >
Unless defended, once the acknowledgement of service has been received by the court. The petitioner can then apply for the Decree Nisi.Next Stage >
This is where an application is processed for the Decree Absolute – which basically means finalising the divorce.