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A woman who was unable to divorce her husband on the grounds of adultery is campaigning to change the rules after he had an affair.


 Alison Sharland has been granted permission to appeal a divorce agreement approved by the High Court after discovering that her former husband misled the Court.


A new study from America has found that older couples run an increased risk of divorce when the wife becomes seriously ill.


There has been a slight rise in the number of divorces taking place in England and Wales during 2012, according to recent figures released by the Office for National Statistics. The figures show that divorces rose 0.5%, from 117,558 in 2011 to 118,140 in 2012.


A recently published report has revealed a startling rise in the number of divorces and separations taking place in Ireland.


The Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency has recently published figures that give an in-depth look at the occurrence of divorce in Northern Ireland in 2012.


A recent study has looked at the impact the availability of the internet has had on marriage rates, and claims that as well as facilitating the search for products to buy such as books and games, the internet has also facilitated the search for a prospective partner.


Do I need a divorce?

Posted by on in Family Law and Divorce

The inevitable first request on the first consultation from a client who has separated from their spouse is,’ I want a divorce’. ‘My husband or wife has left me and I need a divorce’. My response is normally that, apart from the psychological smug satisfaction and feeling of warmth a divorce may bring, it may not be needed and indeed could be an expensive, unnecessary form of therapy . But is that really what they are asking for?


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