If you are living abroad, but still have ties to the UK, or if your spouse is living in the UK, we can assist you with your divorce and any ancillary issues such as finances and child arrangements.
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You have to be married for at least one year before divorce can be commenced.
No. You are able to divorce in the UK as long as you or your spouse have been resident here for at least one year before starting your case, or you and your spouse are domiciled in the UK.
– A divorce petition
– Original Marriage Certificate, with translation if appropriate
– A fee
An ‘agreed divorce’ takes about 5-6 months to finalise.
You are still able to divorce by showing the court that you have made attempts to locate them. The facts of 2 years’ separation with consent or adultery should not be relied upon in this instance.
According to the UK Government, there are around 2.4 million separated families in Great Britain, with 3.5 million children involved (SOURCE: Estimates of the separated
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