There are a variety of reasons couples decide to end a marriage. Going through a divorce can be distressing, so it’s important people seek out advice to help them through it. A divorce can take a while to finalise and costs can build up, so you need to make sure this is the option you wish to pursue.
Some of the most common reasons for wanting a divorce include: desertion, adultery and problems with behaviour (including domestic abuse). If you are certain divorce is the best avenue, you will need to file for it and fill out the appropriate court forms. In most cases a solicitor will need to be contacted to help with proceedings. However, some divorces can end without one. If both parties agree to a separation, the paperwork can be filled out without a solicitor being present.
Who to inform
Once a decision has been reached, it is vital the appropriate people and channels are…