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Women losing out as couples try to divorce ‘on the cheap’

6th November 2023

The Guardian

Women are losing out on fair divorce settlements because couples are trying to divorce “on the cheap”.

Research has found that most couples have so few assets that the vast majority try to save money by sorting out key arrangements themselves, including agreeing housing, pensions and ongoing maintenance.

A report, led by the University of Bristol and funded by the Nuffield Foundation, found more than one in 10 couples in England and Wales sought no advice or information to help them with their divorce. Only two in five divorcees made use of lawyers as a source of information, advice or support.

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