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18 Sep 2018


Mark Harper comments in The London Evening Standard on the government’s no-fault divorce plans

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Justice Secretary David Gauke has announced that no-fault divorces will be introduced under a planned shake-up of the “archaic law” governing the end of marriages.

Spouses seeking divorce will not have to accuse partners of “fault” or evidence separation in a proposed change to laws surrounding the end of marriages.

Mark Harper commented:

“It has taken 22 years since the last unworkable no-fault divorce law for the Government to accept the need for further reform. This will save 65,000 or more divorcing couples each year from having to prove fault to get a divorce, which will mean a better and more amicable start to those proceedings.”

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