Top ten reasons why people get divorced

May 23, 2018 1 comment

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One thing about divorce is you are certainly not alone; in fact, 42% of marriages end in divorce in the UK. And of those divorces, unreasonable behaviour (one of the five reasons you can use to divorce in England and Wales) is the most common with 36% of husbands and 51% of wives using this…

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Family Division President warns of accidental bigamy

April 25, 2018 0 comments

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Family Division President Sir James Munby has warned that an unspecified number of recently issued divorce decrees may not be legally valid. In guidance published this week, he warned that “very recently a number of cases have been brought to my attention where decrees nisi and absolute have been granted” in violation of the Matrimonial…

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Baroness Hale: no fault divorce would strengthen responsibility

April 24, 2018 2 comments

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No fault divorce would increase a general sense of family responsibility the President of the Supreme Court has claimed. Speaking over the weekend at the annual conference of Resolution, Baroness Hale of Richmond gave her stamp of approval to the family law organisation’s ongoing campaign to reform Britain’s ageing divorce laws, saying: “It may seem…

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