30% of people looking for a divorce name cost of living pressures as main reason for not starting proceedings

It’s not necessarily what everyone wants to think about, but with 42% of UK marriages ending in divorce, it’s a topic that we’ll all be affected by at some point, even if indirectly.

Today is being labelled as Divorce Day by family Lawyers.

They note enquiries often peak after the Christmas period.

But for the second year running, the cost of living crisis continues to bite with many struggling to afford to even consider starting proceedings.

30% currently name the high cost of a divorce as the main reason they are yet to start the process.

To explain the process and offer advice for those struggling, I spoke to Georgina Chase from Slater and Gordon.

Henry Thomas-Aldridge 8th January 2024

TagNews, LocationCity of London

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