Divorce is the termination of the legal relationship of marriage and can only be granted by way of an order of the court.
The court may only grant decree of divorce if it is established that the marriage has broken down irretrievably.
Divorce will only be granted once future care arrangements for children, if any, have been decided and all financial matters resolved.
You can read more about the financial aspects of divorce proceedings here.
The irretrievable breakdown of marriage can be established by any one of the following grounds:
There are two types of divorce procedure;
At Aberdein Considine, we offer fixed fee packages for divorces using both the simplified procedure and undefended ordinary divorce action.
In the event that an ordinary divorce action is raised and it is either defended or child related or financial orders are sought by either or both parties, an indication of the likely cost can be given once the issues in the case become apparent.
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