Divorce, no matter the length of the marriage or reason for breakup, is an emotionally challenging time. As expert and experienced family solicitors, we understand only too well that these times require a sensitive approach and clear and concise legal advice.
The details around bringing a relationship to an end are fairly straightforward.
The court service allows a no-fault divorce application to be filed online. You can do this yourself, or we as family lawyers can assist with this.
The second and arguably the important part of the process involved in a divorce is around finances. Changing your legal status through divorce will have significant financial consequences.
It is vital that couples get sound advice on the correct way to divide property, savings, pensions, and income.
Once an agreement is reached, the divorce court will be asked to endorse the terms to which you have agreed.
It is possible that a divorce can be completed in 26 weeks, but you should expect it to take more like 8 - 10 months.
For further details on the cost of a divorce and other information, including more around the timescales often involved, please see our FAQs.