MPs back no-fault divorce law

No-fault divorce looks set to become law next year after the Divorce, Dissolution and Separation Bill passed in the House of Commons 

17 Jun 2020

No-fault divorce looks set to become law next year after the Divorce, Dissolution and Separation Bill passed in the House of Commons today (17 June).

The law means that divorcing couples will no longer have assign blame in order to end their marriages, a move that campaigners believe is long overdue and will reduce some of the emotional and financial burden.

Family law charity Resolution campaigned for 30 years to end the requirement for couples to assign fault in order to be granted a divorce.

Resolution’s national chair Margaret Heathcote welcomed the development and said that Resolution’s members will be “better able to support couples to resolve matters as constructively and amicably as possible, m...

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