New ‘No Fault’ Divorces in 2021

New laws that will spare divorcing couples from having to apportion blame – namely adultery, unreasonable behaviour or desertion – for the breakdown of a marriage are due to come in to force in 2021. The Divorce, Dissolution and Separation Act 2020 aims to align divorce law with a forward-looking, non-confrontational government approach to family …

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Mediation Cost vs Solicitors

In 2013 “nearly two thirds of couples who attended a single mediation session for a child dispute reached a full agreement. Almost seven out of every ten couples who opted for mediation reached an agreement.”  Source: Ministry of Justice 20 August 2014   Mediated (legal Aid) cases Non-mediated (legal aid) court cases Average cost £535 …

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