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Divorce basics

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September tends to be a busy month for us, with lots of people making initial enquiries about obtaining legal advice in relation to their family circumstances. The press always make much of January being “divorce month”, often even specifying which day (“divorce day”) apparently sees the most new enquiries of family lawyers as people put their New Year resolutions about family life into practice. Sometimes we notice a similar effect in September – perhaps as a nation we now see the new school year as a time of new beginnings as well.  Whatever time of the year you’re reading this, if…

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A brief history of divorce

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There’s a lot of discussion among family lawyers at the moment about “no fault divorce”, particularly Resolution’s campaign to enable people to divorce without delay and without alleging that the other person in the marriage has been at fault. We’ve alluded to this debate in a previous post and will return to it in more substance another time. To understand the current discussions we think it’s important to have an idea of the context for the changes now being demanded, and so we present CFLP’s “A Brief History of Divorce”. Way back in the days of yore, when the church was…

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