TV star Ant McPartlin and his wife granted divorce in 30 second decree
Just recently, TV presenter Ant McPartlin and his estranged wife Lisa Armstrong was granted a divorce. On Tuesday 16 October, a judge at the Central Family Court in London made the decision. A decree nisi was granted by Judge Alun Jenkins in under 30 seconds at the court. 42-year-old Mr McPartlin who had sought a divorce citing adultery reasons confirmed that they split in January after 11 years of marriage. As per the Court documents, the judge held that “the respondent has committed adultery, and the petitioner, finds it intolerable to live with the respondent.” Now McPartlin and the 41-year-old Lisa Armstrong will have to wait for a decree absolute to officially end their marriage. This will take six weeks and one day after a decree nisi is granted. A decree nisi is issued on the first petition for divorce. This becomes absolute at some later date unless a cause is shown why it shouldn’t. Usually, the divorce lawyers Chester experts as well as others across the UK utilise this to give the affected party time to prove that the divorce should not take place. If the respondent doesn’t show otherwise, the decree absolute will be granted. Armstrong was on BBC Two’s programme Strictly: It Takes Two hours after the divorce was granted showing off her make-up credentials.
Armstrong who is the show’s head make-up artist created a glamorous punk look which viewers could recreate at home. This was shown in a pre-recorded element of Come Dancing’s sister show on Tuesday. No reference to McPartlin and Armstrong’s divorce proceedings was made. The couple who were married at Cliveden House in Berkshire back in 2006 met in 1990 in Newcastle on a roadshow. They were both aspiring pop stars and Armstrong was in a band named Duece then. McPartlin and Armstrong have no children. McPartlin had had issues since last year. He had been struggling with a painkiller addiction following a knee operation he had in 2015. Ant had to visit a rehab last year. The TV star has had drinking problems and having been caught more than twice above the legal drink-drive limit, he was banned from driving for 20 months in April. If you have issues with your marriage that actually call for divorce and you are finding it intolerable to live with the other person you are married to you can reach out to divorce lawyers in Chester. These will offer ideal advice in regards to your case. Throughout the UK, the divorce lawyers employ the Matrimonial Causes Act 1973 that governs marriage and divorce law in England and Wales. Since this requires legal expertise to interpret and utilise, it is always important to seek a qualified and experienced divorce lawyer.