There finally appears to be plans for a consultation on the possibility of no-fault divorce. There has been a long campaign to seek change. The need for a more amicable exit option for divorce was highlighted in the recent case of Owens V Owens where a wife's petition for divorce failed.
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Stephanie Buckeridge - Family Law Expert
Government plans to launch a consultation on “no-fault” divorce It is anticipated that the UK government will announced a consultation on “no-fault” divorce in the next few months. The justice secretary David Gauke is expected to launch a public debate on proposals to modernise legislation that has not been changed for almost 50 years. He has previously acknowledged that the argument for reform is “strong”.