MOJ plan to centralise divorce proceedings lacks clarity

By: Juliet
On: Monday, 24 November, 2014

Solicitor & family law arbitrator, Tony Roe, Principal of Berkshire firm, Tony Roe Solicitors, says that there is a marked lack of clarity from the Ministry of Justice about the final number and identity of courts likely to be processing divorces in England and Wales by the end of next year.

Mr Roe submitted a Freedom of information request to the MoJ, following the President of the Family Division’s recent judgment in Rapsidara v Colladon. That case concerned 180 petitions of Italian nationals issued in 137 different courts in England and Wales.179 of the 180 divorcing couples …read more

Source: Family Law News