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FAQ | Cambridge Family Law Practice

How long does it take to get divorced?

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The length of time that a divorce (or civil partnership dissolution) will take is one of the questions we are most frequently asked at an early stage. The answer depends on a number of factors, and we set out some things to consider below when you’re trying to work out which timescales might apply in your circumstances. As with all things family law-related, as regular readers will know, there is no definitive answer. The first thing to say is that it actually doesn’t take that long to get divorced. An undefended divorce petition can get through the court in the…

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Dating during divorce

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For the newly single the thought of “starting again” in a new relationship can be a very daunting one, and we often find ourselves being asked about the dos and don’ts of dating, or starting new relationships, whilst we are still helping clients through their divorce or separation. Clearly there is no one-size-fits-all advice, and many would question the wisdom of divorce lawyers dispensing dating tips, but as it is something we are often asked about, we thought a few general pointers might help. For those who feel ready, dating while going through divorce can help you cope with loneliness,…

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