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Online divorce – a step in the right direction?

Request a Call Back The long-awaited online divorce procedure is here. Introduced the Ministry of Justice and trialled in selected areas, the option to file your divorce application, pay the fee and submit supporting documentation online is no open to everyone in England and Wales. How does online divorce work? The new online divorce service […]

Owens v Owens goes to the Supreme Court

Request a Call Back ‘Irretrievable breakdown’ to be considered by the Supreme Court We featured the Court of Appeal’s decision in Owens v Owens on our blog a few weeks ago. The judgement that, as a matter of law, the marriage between Tini Owens and her husband Hugh had not ‘irretrievably broken down’ was a […]

‘Irretrievable breakdown’ after Owens v Owens

Request a Call Back The recent Court of Appeal decision in Owens v Owens has very clearly placed the spotlight on divorce and the anomaly which means that a marriage which has broken down ‘in fact’, has not necessarily reached the point of irretrievable breakdown ‘in law’. Owens v Owens The case of Owens v […]