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HMCTS figures confirm divorce 'bulge'

16th June 2022

Law Gazette

Nearly 13,000 couples filed for divorce in the first four weeks after reforms designed to make the process less acrimonious came into force, according to official figures. This equates to roughly 1,000 more applications per week than in the same period last year.

Under provisions of the Divorce, Dissolution and Separation Act, couples are no longer required to assign blame for the breakdown of their marriage.

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