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Divorce FAQ

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.

No. The same procedure has to be followed before divorce is finalised. See Our Flowchart.

– A divorce petition
– Original Marriage Certificate, with translation if appropriate
– A fee

An ‘agreed divorce’ takes about 5-6 months to finalise.

Related reading: How long does a divorce take?

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.

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.

No, as long as you entered into and registered your civil partnership.
Yes

Agreed divorces are at a fixed fee of £750.00 plus VAT and the required court fee.

For more complicated divorces, fixed fees can be offered after discussion at our initial consultation.

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