We offer sympathetic, friendly and professional advice on all aspects of family law.
Sadly, every year around 150,000 marriages end in divorce. The legal process of ending a marriage can have a major impact on all family members – both financial and emotional.
If you are having problems in your marriage, you should first consider whether these difficulties can be resolved with the help of a trained relationship counsellor. If the problems cannot be resolved and the marriage has irretrievably broken down you will need to seek legal advice.
To get a divorce in England and Wales, you need to show that you have been married for more than a year and that the marriage has irretrievably broken down. The marriage must have broken down for one of the following reasons below:-