On the breakdown of a marriage Arlingsworth’s expert family solicitors will guide you through the divorce process, financial arrangements and any issues relating to your children.
The only ground for divorce in England and Wales is that the marriage has broken down irretrievably. Previously the person applying for divorce had to provide evidence of this irretrievable breakdown but since the introduction of “no fault” divorce in April 2022, the person applying for the divorce

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divorce only has to confirm within their application that the marriage has broken down irretrievably. It is also now possible for spouses to make a joint application for divorce.

The process of obtaining a divorce is relatively straightforward and usually takes place via an online court portal. Any difficulties that arise tend instead to relate to the arrangements for children and sorting out your financial arrangements.

The process for obtaining a divorce usually takes at least 6 months, and consists of the following stages:

The final order has the effect of legally terminating the marriage. However, the final order is often delayed to allow for all financial issues to be resolved first.  Our expert solicitors will guide you through the process, timescales and costs involved. 

We are also instructed on a regular basis to deal with annulments and the dissolution of civil partnerships.

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If you need help with Divorce, you can rely on Arlingsworth Solicitors for expert legal advice. Our solicitors are highly knowledgeable and experienced in all aspects of the law relating to Divorce. Call now to speak with one of our experienced family lawyers on 01273 696962 or click below to book a callback. We’re available 7 days a week.


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