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No-fault divorce

The fault-based nature of divorce in England and Wales, which requires one person to accuse the other of adultery or unreasonable behaviour to have their divorce granted within two years of marriage breakdown, is driving over a quarter of divorcing couples to make false allegations to the court, according to new research from family law organisation Resolution. Read more on this story here.  

16 October 2015

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The fault-based nature of divorce in England and Wales, which requires one person to accuse the other of adultery or unreasonable behaviour to have their divorce granted within two years of marriage breakdown, is driving over a quarter of divorcing couples to make false allegations to the court, according to new research from family law organisation Resolution. Read more on this story here.

 

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