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When we talk about divorce law, we are of course talking about the end of a marriage. This is one of the most traumatic things that can happen in one’s lifetime.

The breaking up of a marriage or the end of a relationship can be a worrying and stressful time for all parties involved. Concerns about how this will affect your children and worries about financial and property arrangements need to be addressed sympathetically and practically to resolve matters.

There are five legal grounds for divorce in the UK, all ultimately based on the concept of “irretrievable breakdown” of marriage. Unlike in the United States, “irreconcilable differences” is not a ground for divorce. The quickest and most common way British couples divorce is by one or both spouses citing “unreasonable behaviour.” The other four legal grounds for divorce are adultery, desertion, two years separation with consent and five years separation without consent. A couple must have been married for 12 months or more before beginning divorce proceedings. It is possible for divorces to be granted without the parties ever having to attend court.

We are here to help you cut through the jargon and easily navigate you through all the legal information you need to be aware of. We will guide you through the personal issues you should consider, alongside the legal concerns. We are available 24/7 should you need assistance, let SKR Legal Solicitors assist you in getting your life back on track.

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