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Divorce law reform is finally on the horizon

Divorce laws in England and Wales have been due a review for some time now. It’s been a staggering 50 years since the la[...]

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How to remain amicable if you’re using ‘unreasonable behaviour’ to divorce

Are you using ‘unreasonable behaviour’ as the reason to divorce? This blog will give you some information and tips that’[...]

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The Tini Owens divorce case and No-Fault Divorce – what’s happened so far?

You’ve probably seen the coverage regarding Tini Owens in the news recently. This story has sparked debate over the last[...]

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Legal separation vs divorce – what’s the difference?

Confusingly a legal separation is different to a separation agreement. A legal separation (Judicial) is the process of g[...]

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Reasons for divorce

Not sure what the reasons for divorce are? In England and Wales, there are five reasons you can use to get a divorce. He[...]

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Examples of Unreasonable Behaviour

We do not have ‘no-fault divorce’ in England and Wales which means, one person has to divorce the other, turning the pro[...]

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Grounds for Divorce – Adultery (What you need to know)

In English and Welsh law adultery can be used as a ‘fact’ for the Grounds for Divorce if you want to prove that your mar[...]

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Has the Government raising fees contributed to decreasing divorce rates?

The Telegraph recently released an article stating that divorce rates are at the lowest level in 40 years. The article s[...]

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Grounds for Divorce – Five years separation

There are five ‘facts’ in English and Welsh law that you can rely upon to prove your marriage has broken down ‘irretriev[...]

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Grounds for Divorce – Unreasonable Behaviour

If you need to get divorced using ‘unreasonable behaviour’ as the ground for divorce, then this is all you need to know [...]

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Grounds for Divorce – Two Years Separation

In this blog, I’ll be covering what you need to know if you are going to ‘rely’ the on two years separation grounds for [...]

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No Fault Divorce – Time To End The Blame Game

There has been a lot of discussion in the media recently about no fault divorce. Lots of the commentary comes off the ba[...]

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Divorce Grounds: What are they and do I have them?

In England and Wales, you must be married at least a year and have divorce grounds to legally end your marriage. In this[...]

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Why we need to disrupt the family law sector

There’s a genuine problem with the way family law works in this country, and the impact it has on divorcing and separati[...]

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Marriage vs civil partnership - what’s the difference?

Looking for the key differences between marriage and entering into a civil partnership?’. We’ve listed some of the top o[...]



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