Form D36: Ask the court to make a decree nisi absolute, or a conditional order final (applications issued before April 2022)

Apply for a final order to legally end your marriage or civil partnership.


Hysbysiad o gais i wneud dyfarniad nisi yn absoliwt neu i wneud gorchymyn amodol yn derfynol / Notice of application for decree nisi to be made absolute or conditional order to be made final

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Only use this form if the court issued your application before 6 April 2022. If your application was issued on or after 6 April 2022, you will need to use a different form.

You must wait at least 6 weeks after your decree nisi or conditional order was pronounced before applying for a final order.

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Published 1 November 2014
Last updated 17 July 2018 + show all updates
  1. Added a large print Form D36.

  2. First published.