The President of the Family Division Sir James Munby has told barristers that there are plans to move the court process for divorce completely online in 2017. How will this work? Apparently we will fill in an online form and the information will then be used to prepare the divorce petition. Watch this space. If you … Read more
The divorce centre at Bury St Edmunds currently reports that it is rejecting up to 40% of the divorce petitions sent to it because of errors. The most common errors are the names on the petition and correct signature and date. They are working on a checklist to help people preparing their own divorce paperwork. … Read more
Have you thought about a separation agreement? It isn’t unusual for people to separate for many months or even years before beginning divorce/dissolution proceedings. Some just need time to save up for the court fee which is currently £550. Others prefer to adjust to living alone, sometimes hoping that a reconciliation is still possible. The … Read more
The ministry of Justice has opened the new East London Family Court. See the press release for more details. If you would like more information on any of our services please get in touch.