Divorce is a very difficult decision to make and should never be taken lightly. We are aware of the sensitivity in this matter and every individual is in a different situation. We will advise you on the grounds of divorce and the law and procedure for your case.

You can apply to get a divorce in England & Wales to end your marriage if your relationship with your spouse has broken down irretrievably. Divorce is a legal process to end the marriage between husband and wife after the relationship between them has broken down irretrievably.

You can get a divorce in England & Wales only after you have been married for at least one year and you have valid grounds for seeking a divorce. You can apply for a divorce online or by completing a divorce application form D8 with valid grounds for divorce. You can also get a divorce in England & Wales if you do not know the whereabouts of your husband or wife.

Our highly experienced divorce solicitors can help you at any stage of the divorce process. We have expertise in the many sensitive areas that can make negotiations difficult and complex, such as custody of your children, and settling conflicts about your money including business interests.

Can you get a divorce?

You can get divorced in England or Wales if all of the following are true:

  • you’ve been married for over a year
  • your relationship has permanently broken down
  • your marriage is legally recognised in the UK (including same-sex marriage)

If you do not want a divorce, you can get a legal separation so you can live apart without ending the marriage. You might also be able to annul the marriage. You can apply for separation or annulment during your first year of marriage.

How can we help?

Divorce is a very difficult decision to make. To make your life easier, our highly experienced family and divorce solicitors will guide you in each step of the divorce process. Our specialist divorce lawyers will cut through the legal jargon and ensure you understand exactly what's happening at all times.

Our divorce lawyers will discuss the possible grounds on which you can apply for divorce after gathering all the factual information from you. We will explain to you the court procedures in very simple and clear terms and fully guide you through the procedures and carry out all the follow-up work until the Decree Absolute is issued by the divorce court.