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Has no-fault divorce ended the 'blame game'?

20th April 2023

Law Gazette

No-fault divorce has helped ease the emotional strain of separation for many, but the money still needs to be sorted out. Outdated terminology must be addressed too, practitioners say

Following years of campaigning by family lawyers, legislation removing the need for couples to assign blame for the breakdown of their marriage came into force on 6 April 2022. Lord chancellor Dominic Raab said the government wanted couples to move on with their lives ‘without the bitter wrangling of an adversarial divorce process’.

A year on, has the so-called ‘blame game’ ended?

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