Getting to grips with running divorce cases under the new law

Recorded on: 28/02/2023

This webinar will answer some of the key questions when running divorce cases, such as:

  • Are you familiar with the significant changes to divorce law that came into effect in 2021?
  • What is the purpose of the 20 week period before applying for a Conditional Order?
  • What is the difference between defending and disputing a divorce?
  • In what circumstances can you still claim costs for divorces?
  • When would you lodge a sole rather than a joint application?
  • Can the same solicitor act for both parties on a divorce?

Topics include:

  • Key principles of the Divorce, Dissolution and Separation Act 2020: what has changed regarding divorce law and procedure?
  • Joint applications: how do these work and why is this such an important innovation?
  • What should practitioners be doing in the 20 week period?
  • Issues over service, time periods, and service outside of jurisdiction
  • What is the position with costs under the new law?
  • What is the difference between a ‘defended’ divorce and a ‘disputed’ divorce under the new law?
  • Dealing with refusal applications
  • How are people dealing with aspects of behaviour if they are not being relied upon within divorce proceedings?
  • Updates to divorce matters in 2023


Members:  £115.00

Non members:  £159.00

Sole practitioner:  £80.00

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