Divorce Advice & Information
Divorce can be a painful and stressful time for most people. There is much to think about and legal procedures to understand.
To make divorce less of a minefield, we have put together a range of helpful resources. These articles will help you understand your legal rights.
We are confident that this section covers all of the important questions you likely have about divorce from children, money and property to the divorce process.
Information and advice on getting a divorce in England & Wales.
Dealing with your own divorce throws up some questions that you might not be prepared for.
Firstly, you need to know when you can apply for a divorce. Under the old divorce law, to get divorced without blame you had to be separated for 2 years.
Since April 6, 2022, you can now cite irretrievable breakdown without needing to supply the court any reasons as to why the marriage is unrepairable.
Getting a divorce without an address can make proceedings more complex, time-consuming, and costly so it’s encouraged to seek this information before making a divorce application.
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Frequently Asked Questions
How long do you have to be separated before getting a divorce?
Under the previous divorce law, you needed to be separated for a period of two years before filing a divorce unless you were prepared to blame your ex-partner for the marriage breakdown.
Since the introduction of no fault divorce, regardless of whether both parties agree to a divorce, you can petition for divorce after 12 months of marriage.
There is no need to blame the other party, you simply ask the court to end your marriage.
What is the difference between annulment and divorce?
Annulment of marriage, also known as nullity, is essentially a declaration that a marriage is not legally valid. It has the effect of making a marriage null, effectively ending the marriage without the need for divorce.
Divorce is the legal procedure that legally ends your marriage and enables parties to remarry in the future.