Divorce Bristol, Clevedon & Portishead
Our divorce lawyers in Bristol, Clevedon and Portishead will guide you to achieve the best possible outcome.
The process, assuming it is undefended by your spouse, usually takes around 3-4 months to complete. The end result is a court order called a Decree Absolute which dissolves your marriage.
You can begin a divorce after the first year of marriage has elapsed, on the grounds that the marriage has irretrievably broken down. This is evidenced by one of 5 facts: Adultery, Unreasonable behaviour, Desertion of 2 years, Separation of 2 years with consent of the other party, Separation of 5 years (no consent required)