In the event of a relationship breakdown it can be daunting to know what to do so you need to seek get advice from a specialist Family Divorce law solicitor
In order to be able to issue divorce/dissolution proceedings the parties must have been married or have entered into the partnership for at least 1 year.
to be able to issue proceedings you must be able to show that the relationship has irretrievably broken down which needs to be based on one of the following grounds.
- Unreasonable behaviour
- Adultery (not applicable for civil partnerships)
- The parties have been separated for at least 2 years and the other party consents to the divorce/dissolution
- A period of desertion of at least 2 years
- Separation of at least 5 years. You do not need the consent of the other party to this
We provides an initial free consultation and also a fixed fee divorce where the marriage has broken down and the couple are willing to cooperate.