Features & Analysis

‘No fault’ divorce – the upcoming change

By Marwa Hadi-Barnes, family lawyer at Lewis Denley

What is the current law? 

April 2022 will see the biggest change to divorce law in England and Wales in 50 years. At the moment, if an individual wishes to start a divorce, they will need to wait until they have been separated for a period of at least five years (or two years if their spouse gives their consent).

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