Request a Callback

Do I need a Decree Nisi?

It’s a time of serious stress in your life, least of all because you just don’t know how the process works. You and your partner have agreed that you want to divorce, now what? Do you need a Decree Nisi? What even IS a Decree Nisi? Your first few steps are to decide what grounds you’re going to div...

Read more

What’s the best way to get a divorce?

‘What’s the best way to get a divorce?’ is one of the most common questions we’re asked at Quickie Divorce – it’s also one of the most difficult to answer due to its ambiguity. There are a multitude of ‘best practices’ which should be observed as far as the divorce pro...

Read more

How to apply for a divorce online in the UK

With so many people querying how they can apply for a divorce online in the UK, we thought we’d use our considerable expertise to produce a comprehensive five-step guide detailing exactly how people can both apply for and obtain a divorce. Before, we begin, though, you’ll need to know that, before you can f...

Read more

Is cohabiting really linked to lower divorce rates?

The short answer is – maybe. Researchers have been back and forth on the issue since the fifties, when it would have arguably been pretty scandalous for an unmarried couple to move in together. Back in those days, studies generally found that couples who cohabited before getting married were subject to a higher r...

Read more

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...

Read more

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...

Read more

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...

Read more

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...

Read more

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...

Read more

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...

Read more

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...

Read more

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...

Read more