Divorce and Civil Partnership Dissolution

Divorce in England and Wales is an administrative process. The law changed in 2022 so that couples no longer need to allege fault or to have been separated for 2 years. The whole process is also now online. It works exactly the same for civil partnerships and same sex marriages.

Most divorce processes are dealt with by agreement. The exception might be if there are other countries in which the divorce can be filed or another pressing reason why the divorce cannot go ahead.

In general, the divorce process takes five or six months. We are able to help with considering the right approach to the divorce process, drafting documents and making sure that this important step in the process is handled efficiently and sensitively.