decree nisi


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decree nisi

Law a provisional decree, esp in divorce proceedings, which will later be made absolute unless cause is shown why it should not
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You need to wait at least six weeks and one day after the date of the decree nisi before you can apply for a decree absolute.
Once a decree nisi has been granted, a divorce petitioner has to wait six weeks and a day to apply for a decree "absolute".
They were granted a decree nisi to end their 18-month marriage in a 14-second hearing this week.
And elsewhere, David gets his Decree Nisi and then re-proposes to Tracy, and the pair start making plans.
There are also wedding bells on the horizon for David when he gets his Decree Nisi and re-proposes to Tracy.
The 29-year-old, who recently filmed a major new movie in Birmingham, was granted a decree nisi at a brief hearing in London.
IN THE Divorce Division today, Thomas Frederick Knight, a St Helens labourer, was granted a Decree Nisi on the ground of his wife's misconduct with Samuel Long, a baker, of Liverpool.
The 68-year-old singer and former PR woman Amanda Sheppard, 31, who married in a private ceremony on the Turks and Caicos Islands in 2011, were granted a decree nisi at London's High Court.
According to a statement issued on behalf of the pair, the divorce will proceed on the undefended basis, the decree nisi is to be pronounced on 31 July, and neither party will be making any financial claims against the other.
It is now up to Reid to respond, then a judge will take up the matter, eventually leading to a decree nisi.