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Computers should handle divorces rather than solicitors, the former Family Court president has warned, after accusing regional centres of being "slapdash".

Sir James Munby, formerly the most senior family court judge in England and Wales, said that he looks forward to the "entire process of divorce" being made digital.

An online divorce system was rolled out to the general public in May 2018 when Sir James was the president. However Sir James has since made clear that “the entire process” needs digitising.

Currently, couples wishing to divorce can begin the process online and continue all the way to decree nisi, but not to decree absolute. However, most solicitors acting on behalf of clients begin the process in paper form.

Full Story: The Telegraph

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