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  • POSTED BY EVE BEERE |

    No fault divorce - what is a joint application?

    One of the biggest changes that took effect on 6 April 2022 was the introduction of joint applications for divorce. For the first time, couples can apply to legally end their marriage or civil partnership together. Eve Beere explains how the joint application works in our latest blog . . .
  • POSTED BY CAITLIN JENKINS |

    No fault divorce is finally here!

    Marking the introduction of no fault divorce in England and Wales, FamilyLawVlogger Caitlin Jenkins and divorce reform campaigner Nigel Shepherd discuss everything you need to know about the new law . . .
  • POSTED BY ALISON BULL |

    What is a MIAM?

    MIAM stands for Mediation Information and Assessment Meeting. It is a first meeting with a specially qualified family mediator to consider whether your issues can be resolved without going to court. During March 2022, Mills & Reeve are offering complimentary MIAMs to couples who are not eligible for legal aid . . .
  • POSTED BY EVE BEERE |

    Mind the gap

    As we await the introduction of the new no fault divorce system on 6 April 2022, HMCTS have made us aware that towards the end of March 2022 it will not be possible for many people to apply for a divorce or dissolution for a period of time whilst the old system is closed down and the new system is brought online . . .

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