Queen's proctor


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Queen's proctor

a solicitor representing the Crown who may intervene in English divorce proceedings. Generally, his interference is on the basis of new information received and occurs at the stage between decree nisi and absolute.
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We immediately contacted the Queen's Proctor - who represents the Crown in matrimonial matters - asking for a postponement of the royal couple's decreee absolute until Diana's status was restored.
We handed your mountain of petitions in to Buckingham Palace as the Queen's Proctor decided it was not in his power to help the princess.
There is time to rethink - which is why the Daily Mirror has launched an official objection with your legal servant, the Queen's Proctor.
Our plea went to the Queen's Proctor under a 1973 law which allows any person to draw a court's attention to any "material fact" that may affect a divorce hearing.