Rainer Hughes

Desertion

Desertation Brief

Desertion is defined as when your spouse deserted you without your consent for a continuous period of at least two years; this ground for divorce is almost never used as it requires the mental intent to divorce throughout the two-year period, which can be very difficult to prove.

Key Experience

Actively advising clients on matters related to domestic abuse, harassment, molestation, retrieving costs on behalf of clients etc., against their partners

Successfully acted for a father whose child was in primary care of the mother.

Successfully made a financial claim and settlement for our client who had not dealt with finances during her separation.

Acted for a client who was subject to regular domestic abuse which involved the kin of the victim witnessing and being in the same environment.