Family Law News – December 2015
‘No fault divorce Bill’ to receive a second reading
The ‘no fault divorce Bill’ is to receive a second reading on the 22 January 2016. Removing blame from divorce as proposed in the Bill will allow couples to bring their relationship to a dignified conclusion. The fault-based nature of divorce currently requires couples, who seek to dissolve their marriage before a period of two years’ separation, to cite ‘unreasonable behaviour’ or ‘adultery’.
Research published by Resolution www.ambien-online-now.com first for family law as carried out by YouGov in June 2015 found that 52% of divorce petitions were fault based alleging either unreasonable behaviour or adultery. 27% of divorcing couples who asserted blame in their divorce petition admitted the allegation of fault was not true but the easiest option.
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