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The diagram below has been designed to give you a clear view of typical divorce steps. The particulars of the divorce process will vary from case to case, but this chart should give you a good idea of the divorce procedure in England and Wales, from the legal procedures of divorce to the court fees you’ll have to pay on your way to getting a divorce.
Follow the arrows to make your way through the divorce steps. Any words highlighted in blue refer to legal aspects of the divorce process. Simply click them to find out what these terms mean.
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It is important to note that you may have to attend a mediation information meeting before using the courts. This is not compulsory mediation. See our section on mediation on divorce for more information about this.
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