News | January 24, 2022

Lawyers prepare for biggest shake-up to divorce law in 50 years

Charmaine Hast has shared her thoughts on ‘no-fault’ divorce claims, highlighted in the Financial Times.

“The change in law is likely to lead to a greater number of less wealthy spouses drafting their own divorce petitions online. Many representing themselves have wanted to avoid the particularity of having to deal with the allegations of unreasonable behaviour and adultery, and by doing so unnecessarily raising the temperature at a time when sensitivity is, in my view, of paramount importance.”

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