"I've got the decree nisi
. It'll be made absolute in July, and then we are going to be married at once."
District Judge Robert Duddridge granted a decree nisi
in a hearing at the Central Family Court in London that lasted less than a minute.
'I hereby pronounce a decree Nisi
, dissolving the marriage between the parties, the union between Michael and Jackline is hereby dissolved', the judge said.
The current two-stage legal process, known as decree nisi
and decree absolute, will stay in place.
A decree nisi
is a provisional decree of divorce granted by the court if it is satisfied that you have met the requirements to obtain a divorce.
Judge Alun Jenkins granted a decree nisi
at a hearing in the Central Family Court in London in October.
The reasons for the marriage ending have to be set out and agreed, as well as terms, before a decree nisi
Bryan Scant, a solicitor in the family team at firm Coffin Mew, told the Mirror: "The decree nisi
pronouncement is a formality - every divorcing couple have their names read out in open court to confirm that the judge has considered their petition and approved it."
The judge concluded the marriage had "broken down irretrievably" and granted a decree nisi
The ex-Liverpool player, 44, and the Strictly Come Dancing star, 43, will be granted a decree nisi
, it was reported last night.
Judge Yvonne Gibson had granted a decree nisi
at a family court hearing in London.
Mrs Giggs, 39, was granted a decree nisi
during brief proceedings in central London on Friday.