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Bloomsburry Family law

Marriage & Civil partnership

Domestic violence, 
society, and the law

It should come as no surprise to anyone that the issue of domestic violence is one of the most emotive topics in family law. After all, our home and the people we love are supposed to be refuges from ?the world – a place we feel safe and secure. But for some unfortunate people, this ?safe refuge is marred by intimidation, violence, ?and abuse. The damage can ?be deep and long lasting.

No-fault divorce

The fault-based nature of divorce in England and Wales, which requires one person to accuse the other of adultery or unreasonable behaviour to have their divorce granted within two years of marriage breakdown, is driving over a quarter of divorcing couples to make false allegations to the court, according to new research from family law organisation Resolution. Read more on this story here.