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The D8 form and its importance in divorce proceedings

The Divorce Petition, also known as a D8 form, is the document that, following it having been completed and submitted to court, starts the divorce process. This form is a vital part of the process as it provides the court with all of the information it will require in order to administer the divorce such as the parties...

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Can’t afford a divorce? Here’s what we advise

Have you been considering a divorce only to find yourself put off by the cost? You’re not alone. Solicitors can charge upwards of £400 per hour and the courts require a fee of £550 – plus the costs of renting/buying a new place to live, furnishings and so on can all add up, too. Whilst divorc...

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Divorce rates will rise if fault’s removed, that’s the goal

Recently, a study conducted by pro-marriage group The Marriage Foundation discovered that the divorce rate in the UK is at its lowest in 30 years. Coincidentally, this finding was made within weeks of it having been announced that the UK government intended to discuss the possibility of introducing no-fault divorce to...

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How to get divorced if you married in another country

If you want to file for a divorce in England or Wales but you didn’t marry in either country, you can still file for and obtain a divorce from the courts that serve these nations. Irrespective of where your marriage took place, you can file for a divorce in either England or Wales if either party lives in or has...

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What happens in a divorce if you commit adultery

If you’ve committed adultery and your spouse is filing for a divorce, it’s fair to say that you’ll probably be feeling anxious about how your actions will affect the divorce process. Society, after all, persistently and mercilessly chastises those who engage in infidelity so it’s understandable...

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Why enforcing shared parenting is a mistake

Earlier this week, I learnt that Italy’s coalition government intend to make a fundamental change to the country’s laws that, should it come to pass, will have a substantial effect on couples that separate or divorce: they intend to make shared parenting compulsory. On the face of things, many people vie...

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India have criminalised the infamous ‘triple talaq’ divorce

Under Islamic law, a husband can all but immediately divorce his wife by saying the word ‘talaq’ (Arabic for divorce) three times whether in person, over the phone or even in written correspondence. Unsurprisingly, this is a highly contentious practice that typically draws criticism from several quarters. A...

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Divorce settlement advice: don’t forget pensions

After a couple have made the decision to divorce, deciding on how they will divide their assets is likely to prove an extremely difficult task. It is, however, also an absolutely vital one with the money gleaned by each party certain to be used for a new home and anything else needed to effectively begin their lives an...

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When can you apply for a divorce?

People that contact Quickie Divorce regularly ask us if they’re in a position to file for divorce. Essentially, they want to know if they meet the requirements needed in order to file for a divorce. This is a relatively easy question to answer; in order to be eligible for a divorce you must: Have been marri...

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Is divorce law in England and Wales about to change?

Divorce in England and Wales could soon undergo a fundamental and, many would argue, long overdue change: the UK government are set to launch consultations which could lead to the introduction of no-fault divorce as well as prevent spouses that may disagree from contesting divorce applications. Currently, unless a c...

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A few common divorce myths dispelled

A little knowledge, as they say, can be a dangerous thing – this is particularly true of divorce in England and Wales. There are numerous common myths surrounding divorce and, as these can prevent people from achieving fair settlements or from even pursuing a divorce altogether, we thought we’d dispel some...

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Can you get married whilst waiting for your divorce papers?

Often, couples will separate and, whilst they are no longer living together as husband and wife, will remain legally married for several years or even decades. Such arrangements are actually far from uncommon with the couples involved usually content that their spouses will make no claim against their assets and theref...

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