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Finding Fault – interim research findings

Finding Fault? is a major research study of how the current divorce law works in practice. The study is funded by the Nuffield Foundation. It is led by Professor Liz Trinder (Exeter University) with Mark Sefton, Bryson Purdon Social Research, OnePlusOne and Kantar Public UK. The study includes: • a national opinion survey on divorce …

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The need for divorce reform

Resolution has long campaigned for no fault divorce. We think removing the need to apportion blame during the divorce process is an essential step towards reducing the conflict and acrimony that mars so many divorces. That’s why we welcome and support the Finding Fault project and urge policy makers, other NGOs and the public to get …

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In anticipation of a temporary blip: Would a change in the divorce law increase the divorce rate?

The second reading of MP Richard Bacon’s No Fault Divorce Bill is expected on the 4th of December. Despite its name, it is not a hugely revolutionary Bill. It doesn’t propose to abolish divorce based on fault. Instead it aims to add a sixth reason or ‘fact’ on which a divorce can be granted. Thus, …

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