"It is expected that there will be an even greater surge in the number of divorces when the 2022 figures are released next year. HM Courts and Tribunals Service released its data from April to July 2022 recently; the figures show the highest number of divorce applications in a decade."
Writing in eprivateclient, partner Hannah Minty discusses the ONS's recent statistics on divorce in England and Wales for 2021, and points out that rising divorce rates should be treated with caution.
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Hannah is a partner in the family team. She advises clients from all backgrounds on divorce and financial matters, jurisdictional disputes, prenuptial and postnuptial agreements, property disputes between cohabitees, and financial claims on behalf of children following the breakdown of relationships between unmarried couples.