It’s widely known that getting a divorce can be one of the most challenging, and often painful things that a person can go through in their adult life.
But the process has never been easier, following the introduction of a new landmark reform this month, which will take the hostility and blame out of what is already a very difficult time.
The ‘No Fault Divorce’ was introduced on April 6, meaning that those seeking a divorce will no longer have to give a reason for the breakdown of the marriage, or to blame one person or to blame one party.
Instead, parties wanting to get a divorce will simply need to give a statement, which confirms that the marriage has broken down irretrievably.
There are many benefits to the ‘No Fault Divorce’, which is part of a wider shake up of the Divorce, Dissolution and Separation Act (2020) – the biggest in more than half a century.
It removes unnecessary finger-pointing and acrimony at a time where emotions are already running high, and spares children from witnessing their parents mudslinging.
It also ends completely the need for separating couples to apportion blame for the breakdown of their marriage, helping them to instead focus on key practical decisions involving children or their finances and look to the future.
If you’re currently in the process of seeking a No Fault Divorce, we’re here to guide you through the process, and to make it as easy and as painless as possible.
In order to quality, you must have been married or in a civil partnership for at least 12 months before submitting your application.
For expert divorce advice on all aspects of matrimonial law, contact Bond Adams Solicitors.