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Couples will be able to cut their legal costs and split up faster under historic reforms to divorce laws in England and Wales introduced this week.

Would-be divorcees have previously had to prove their partner is at fault through adultery, desertion or unreasonable behaviour, or if both sides agree, they can part after two years of separation. In the absence of consent or evidence of fault, applicants have had to have lived apart for five years before being able to split legally.

Full Story: Financial Times

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