Nuffield Foundation report calls for no-fault divorce

Today, the Nuffield Foundation has published a report, Finding Fault, which calls for the introduction of no-fault divorce in England and Wales: there is a summary version here.

Divorce affects more than 100,000 families in England and Wales every year. Under the current law, the sole ground for divorce is that the marriage has irretrievably broken down.  S.1 Matrimonial Causes Act 1973 sets out the position as follows: Continue reading