What do I have to prove in order to get divorced ?

There is only one ground for divorce namely that the marriage will have had to irretrievably broken down. In order to prove this a petitioner must establish one of five facts namely;

  • Adultery;
  • Unreasonable behaviour;
  • Separation for two years from the date of the petition which requires the respondent’s consent;
  • Separation for five years  from the date of the petition (requiring no consent);
  • Desertion.

No-Fault Divorce

By Steve | August 9, 2021

No-Fault Divorce The Divorce, Dissolution and Separation Act 2020, (dubbed the ‘no-fault divorce bill’) will come into force in April 2022 and represents arguably the most […]

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Family Law Guide To Domestic Abuse

By leeswws | May 5, 2021

Family Law Guide To Domestic Abuse What can Solicitors do to help? Domestic Violence is more prevalent than people think. There are two types of […]

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