After all, a financial order can still be made after the final decree has been granted and there is no limitation period on brining a financial claim after a divorce.
Probably – an application for Ancillary Relief can, in certain circumstances, still be brought after the marriage has been dissolved.
It depends on many factors, including whether you have remarried or are cohabiting with another person.
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The Petitioner can apply for a Decree Absolute six weeks after the pronouncement of the Decree Nisi of Divorce.
However the Respondent cannot apply until 18 weeks after the pronouncement of the Decree Nisi of Divorce.
If the respondent is applying, they will also need to swear an affidavit setting out the reasons why it is the Respondent applying for the Decree Absolute rather than the normal procedure, where the Petitioner applies.
Where there is a delay and neither party to the marriage applies for the Decree Absolute within twelve months after the decree nisi, then whomever is applying for the Decree Absolute will have to give a written explanation to the court, often by filing another affidavit, explaining the reasons for the delay, and confirming that no further children have been born to the parties.
Before it is granted the steps set out in the previous three articles must have been completed to the satisfaction of a District Judge.