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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

1. What do you mean by “straightforward” divorce? Answer: It means both parties have agreed to end the marriage. It means there are no children, or if there are, arrangements are taken care of. It also means that you do not have any financial links with each other and...
Starting divorce proceedings

Starting divorce proceedings

The document that starts the divorce is called a petition. The law in this country still requires one spouse to petition against the other, even if both of you agree that there should be a divorce. You will need to provide your original (or an official copy) marriage...
Divorce Procedure

Divorce Procedure

Agreeing the contents of the petition The Law Society says that a family lawyer acting for someone who wants a divorce should usually send a draft copy of the divorce petition to the other spouse at least seven days before it is filed at court. This gives the other...
IS THERE SUCH THING AS QUICKIE DIVORCE?

IS THERE SUCH THING AS QUICKIE DIVORCE?

In short answer to the question, no, there is no such thing. In England and Wales, it takes approximately between 4-6 months to finalise your divorce. Even with this estimate, this is only possible if the parties to the marriage are in talking terms and agree to...