where adultery is the fact proven, the respondent will pay for 100% of the costs of the divorce (including the court fee). For unreasonable behaviour, the couple will split the costs 50/50. For separation or desertion, the petitioner will pay 100% of the costs.
What happens in a divorce if you commit adultery UK?
Does adultery affect the divorce settlement? So, its highly unlikely that the court will take adultery into account when making a decision regarding the financial aspects of the marriage. If you filed for divorce because of adultery, you should not expect to receive a more favourable settlement as a consequence.
How do you prove adultery in a divorce UK?
If you want to divorce on the grounds of adultery, you need to be able to prove on the balance of probabilities that your spouse has had consensual sexual intercourse with a person of the opposite sex.
Who pays solicitors fees in a divorce UK?
Petitioner In 90% of divorce cases in the UK, it will be the person initiating the divorce proceedings (Petitioner), who pays the legal fees and court fees. Of course, couples can come to an amicable agreement between themselves regarding the divorce costs.