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 law, including a sample of divorcees
• interviews with people going through divorce
• interviews and focus groups with family lawyers
• observations and interviews with legal advisers and judges scrutinising divorce cases
• analysis of court files
A final report will be published in Autumn 2017.