Twenty-eight divorce petitions dismissed

In the recent case of Yorston & Ors, Re (Matrimonial Causes Act 1973: Improper Petitions), the Family Court dismissed 28 divorce petitions, all of which alleged unreasonable behaviour. The petitions had all been drafted by the same company on behalf of the petitioner and contained identical particulars and behaviour allegations. The Family Court found that [...]

2022-06-23T09:44:22+00:00November 3rd, 2021|Matrimonial|0 Comments

An End to the Blame Game?

New laws introducing ‘no fault’ divorces in England and Wales have been given the Royal Assent. Under the current law blame must be attributed to one party to have a divorce unless you have been separated for at least 2 years by alleging either adultery or unreasonable behaviour. The new law means that, to start [...]

2020-07-07T11:00:34+00:00July 7th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments
Go to Top