From 6th April 2022, married couples will be able to divorce on amicable terms when no-fault divorce comes into force. The Divorce, Dissolution and Separation Act 2020 officially starts on 6th April next year after ministers confirmed this date is now fixed. The original start date of Spring 2020 was pushed back in order to […]
Receiving divorce papers is almost always stressful, whether expected or not – and the big question is what happens next? The arrival of divorce papers or a divorce petition marks the beginning of the divorce process and you need to take the next step as ignoring the petition won’t make it go away. The Respondent […]
When a marriage breaks down and divorce is the result, it’s an emotional time and the thought of lengthy, stressful court proceedings is daunting – although the good news is most divorces don’t end up in court and the average straightforward divorce takes approximately 6-9 months to complete. How long a divorce takes to complete […]
The Government plans to update and modernise the divorce process in order to remove the idea of blame and fault by introducing the No Fault divorce.
May 2018, the Ministry of Justice introduced an online application process for divorce and since then more than 70,000 people have chosen to divorce online.
The start of 2020 marked the start of a change in the law regarding civil partnerships – and now same-sex couples can register civil partnerships in England and Wales.
When you experience stressful times like going through a divorce, or exciting moments like planning a wedding, thinking about your Will is unlikely to be top of your list…
January is the biggest month for divorce, with the most number of queries made to solicitors on the first working Monday of the year from couples wanting to separate. Whilst many of us are still merrily wishing our friends a happy new year and hanging onto the last remnants of the Christmas period with fondness, […]
In a landmark ruling, The Supreme Court has found in favour of two divorcees appealing their divorce settlements…
When you have taken the difficult step of deciding to divorce, working out your future arrangements for…