I recently recieved a divorce petition from my ex partner, Since we have split she has now gone ahead with a sex change to become a he, As i did not consent to marrying a man nor was i given the choice to voice my concerns, is there anyway to avoid the divorce and procedd with a annullment instead as she/he is trying to get me to pay for the divorce when they were the one to end the relationship and procedd with the current course of events.
Hi Marcus, it is difficult to get an annulment, below are the circumstances that the law in England and Wales accepts that marriage is void in the following circumstances:
You can annul a marriage/civil partnership in the following circumstances:
If the above is not applicable then you won't be able to annul. As your ex has also used five years separation, they do not need your consent to end the marriage. As for the money your ex is trying to claim of you, I think it's best we have more details before commenting.