Rachel Fisher argues the new reforms in divorce laws are a much-needed change

Law firms across the country have eagerly awaited the implementation of no-fault divorce, which came into effect on 6 April 2022. This has been a long overdue reform to the divorce law, and arguably the biggest change the area has seen for half a century.

Couples will now be able to obtain a divorce without having to place blame on either party under the Divorce, Dissolution and Separation Act 2020. It is hoped this will make divorce proceedings more amicable, while one of the primary groups that will benefit is victims of domestic abuse.

At Stowe Family Law, we recently conducted a survey of 400 people on no-fault divorce. 72 per cent of respondents believed one of the primary reasons for divorce is...

Rachel Fisher
Senior Solicitor
Stowe Family Law

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