Should I Wait for No Fault Divorce?

 

Our article discussing no-fault divorce being introduced in Autumn in 2021 has received a lot of interest, therefore, you can find the article again here: No-Fault Divorce to Become Law in Autumn 2021.

 

Following on from our discussion on this topic, you may have been thinking about the impact that this has on divorce and should individuals wait until the law has come into place fully before making the decision or going through with the divorce process. 

 

This article takes a look at why you should wait and reasons as to why you may wish to not wait or continue with the process. We understand that divorce is an extremely difficult time for you and your family and we, therefore, hope that these articles provide clarity and advice during this understandably difficult time.

 

We are highly experienced family law solicitors in Cardiff and we have assisted our clients in a wide range of different family law issues and cases. If you are looking for advice for a family law case in Cardiff, get in touch with a member of our expert team today.

 

What Options Are Available Before No-Fault Divorce is Introduced?

 

Should you wish to wait for a no-fault divorce or do not want to assign blame when going through the divorce process – separation is an option to take that allows you to delay the divorce process. You will not be able to remarry until you are legally divorced therefore if you are looking to remarry or want to end a legal marriage – you will have to proceed and agree to a divorce. Should you require the divorce process, you may wish to proceed with the divorce process.

 

Why Should Individuals Wait For No-Fault Divorce?

 

In ideal circumstances, the divorce process is amicable and it is simple to reach agreements regarding finances and arrangements for the children. However, in some circumstances, communication can break down or it can become unproductive to discuss these arrangements without having to go to the Court to decide. Critics of divorce law argue that no-fault divorce is needed because it takes away the ‘blame game’ that can cause divisions and conflict during the process. If you wish to carry out an amicable divorce and do not want to assign blame. Some people are prepared to wait to avoid blame so you may wish to consider this option to make the divorce process a more amicable process.

 

If it is looking likely that amicable divorce can be achieved with the current laws in place then this is the ideal situation however situations differ and you may in a situation in which you wish to consider separation and then wait for no-fault divorce to be introduced. Acrimonious divorces can lead to lengthy court battles, disputes that affect families as well as stress for those that are involved. If you are facing a situation similar to this – we highly recommend that you seek representation from a family law solicitor who can support you during this understandably difficult time.


We can support you on the options that are available if you are facing a divorce or other family law related issue in Cardiff and the surrounding areas. Our extensive experience allows us to fight in your corner and support you during this difficult time to reach a fair decision for all parties involved.

 

We are highly experienced family law solicitors in Cardiff and we have assisted our clients in a wide range of different family law issues and cases. If you are looking for advice for a family law case in Cardiff, get in touch with a member of our expert team today.

 

Is Waiting for No Fault Divorce Worth It?

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