Procedure following service of nullity petition
Procedure following service of nullity petition

The following Family practice note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:

  • Procedure following service of nullity petition
  • Acknowledgment of service
  • Answer
  • Respondent’s petition

Procedure following service of nullity petition

Acknowledgment of service

The notice of proceedings requires that the acknowledgement of service (Form D10) must be returned to the court so as to reach the court within seven working days after receipt of the notice. That period of time is extended if the petition is being served out of the jurisdiction. The table in Family Procedure Rules 2010, SI 2010/2955 (FPR 2010), FPR 2010, PD 6B sets out the extended periods of time for each country.

Answer

A respondent wishing to defend the petition must file

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