Legal aid cuts force warring couples into the arms of litigation lenders

By: Juliet
On: Friday, 4 July, 2014

Divorce has always been a long and heated process but while the venom is still plentiful the money is not

Divorce is in chaos long backlogs, people representing themselves through court hearings they don’t understand, a process already too hot with anger to go through mediation strung out for unjust periods. The oceanic amounts of human venom have always been there, along with complaints about lawyers’ fees. But this rumble of discontent has started to sound something more like an earthquake.

Lady Deech’s private member’s bill, divorce (financial provision), comes in response to that. She wants more guidelines binding …read more

Source: Life and style: Divorce | theguardian.com