October 10, 2019

It may be the hardest decision you ever have to take in your life. It would not be surprising if you agonised for months, even years, over whether your marriage is salvageable, or whether you should file for a divorce.

You will probably have talked over your relationshi...

January 30, 2019

The Children and Family Court Advisory and Support Service (Cafcass) has backed government plans to introduce a no-fault divorce system and urges parents to seek legal advice at an early stage to reduce potential conflict.

In a statement it said: “Early legal advice in...

November 7, 2018

The government is drawing up plans to end the ‘blame game’ for separating couples, which often sees one partner accusing the other of unreasonable behaviour to get a quick divorce.

There are currently five reasons for being granted a divorce by the courts: adultery, unr...

October 17, 2018

We are delighted to announce that we are one of just a handful of law firms across the country selected to pilot a new system designed to take some of the stress out of divorce.

The Government backed scheme enables couples to begin filing for divorce using a smart onlin...

October 8, 2018

No one goes into a marriage expecting it to fail. In the first heady days of romance it can seem that the good times will go on forever, yet the sad truth is that two out of five first marriages now end in divorce.

The end of a marriage presents couples with a host of i...

October 1, 2018

The government is being urged to introduce major changes to divorce laws to reduce the stress and difficulties faced by couples when their marriage breaks down.

A private member’s bill put forward by Baroness Butler-Sloss proposes a system of no-fault divorce.

It would b...

September 12, 2018

There has been a huge rise in the number of couples citing “unreasonable behaviour” as grounds for obtaining a quick divorce.

Researchers at Oxford University found that the number of divorces granted to wives because of unreasonable behaviour rose from 17% in 1971 to 5...

July 28, 2018

The Supreme Court has “reluctantly” ruled against a woman seeking a divorce to free her from what she describes as a loveless marriage.

The five justices said they had misgivings about dismissing her appeal and have asked Parliament to consider reforming the divorce law...

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