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Petitioners often get overwhelmed and confused when it comes to wording the allegations of unreasonable behaviour on the divorce petition.

This becomes more prevalent in cases where people decide to handle their own divorce proceedings and don’t receive help with their divorce.

To use unreasonable behaviour as your grounds for divorce you will need to prove to the court that your marriage has broken down due to the behaviour(s) of your husband or wife.

You must do this by writing 4-5 detailed examples of inappropriate behaviour on the divorce petition in a way that a judge reviewing your petition will accept.

Wording allegations on a divorce petition like the following, ‘he always plays his game console’ or ‘she never wants to sleep in the same bed as me’ will unfortunately be unsatisfactory to a judge.

The divorce petition must be worded in a certain way for the judge to accept them and grant your divorce.

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Wording examples to help you write your own unreasonable behaviour divorce petition

We’re going to show you how to word some of the most common examples of unreasonable behaviour on your divorce petition.

The below examples are exactly that, ‘examples’, if you are still unsure how to go about wording your allegations of unreasonable behaviour you should call us for free advice on 01793 384 029 or view our online service.

Some common wording examples for unreasonable behaviour are as follows:

  1. “The Respondent and the Petitioner stopped socialising together in March 2018, which led to the Petitioner feeling lonely and depressed.
  2. Since August 2017 the Respondent has refused to socialise with the Petitioner. They have began to pursue an active social life with his/her friends, leaving the Petitioner to feel abandoned.
  3. The Petitioner and Respondent do not share any common interests and only spoke to each other in the latter part of the marriage regarding the children, making the Petitioner feel isolated and lonely.
  4. Since [Insert a specific date] the Respondent has slept in a different bedroom to the Petition, which has made the Petitioner feel [Insert how this action made you feel].

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This post was written by Mark Keenan. Editor of the Divorce Online Blog and Managing Director of Online Legal Service Ltd. Mark has been writing about divorce and related subjects for over 20+ years and is an expert in legal marketing.

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