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The perils of contested divorce proceedings

News, Blog 15th March 2021
Jennifer Lee

As many practitioners will be aware, defended divorce cases are rare. According to a recent study by the Nuffield Foundation,  “No Contest: Defended Divorce in England & Wales”, formally defended divorces account for less than one percent of divorces each year in England & Wales.

‘The perils of contested divorce proceedings’ written by Jennifer Lee, features in the latest edition of Resolution’s newsletter, The Review (issue 210), and explores two recent cases which highlight the procedural difficulties and the court’s case management powers. To view the article in full, which is reproduced with Resolution’s kind permission, please click here.

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