You often read in the press that some celebrity has been granted a “quickie divorce”.
This is a myth.
There is no such thing as a “quickie divorce” granted in seconds.
In order to obtain a divorce in England, there is a set procedure to follow:
On 13th October a Ten Minute Motion on the case for introducing no fault divorce will be debated in the House of Commons. The Motion has been brought by Conservative MP Richard Bacon.
“I’ve been served with a Divorce petition and I don’t agree with what it says – what can I do?”
We frequently see clients who disagree with the divorce petition they have received and want to defend the petition. However, this may not always be the best option.
On 23rd February 2015, Resolution, an organisation of family lawyers and other professionals committed to the constructive resolution of family disputes, launched its manifesto calling for sweeping changes to the law relating to divorce and separation. The launch of the manifesto is the beginning of a number of initiatives by Resolution calling for a better system of family law.