If you want a quick divorce use unreasonable behaviour, everybody else is!
Getting a quick divorce using Unreasonable Behaviour
The publicity people at co-op family law have produced a study showing unreasonable behaviour is now the major grounds for a divorce, having replaced adultery over the last decade.
Of course, The Daily Mail lapped this up as they always do with any divorce related news release, but if you look under the hood, nothing much has changed over the last ten years, and indeed the reason for people using behaviour is not explored as fully as it should have been.
People use unreasonable behaviour because it allows them to get their divorce dealt with quickly and easily without having to wait any specific amount of time.
Most divorces filed in England are Wales are uncontested with the other party agreeing to the terms of the divorce or agreeing not to defend the divorce.
The reason is simple, people will simply agree a sanitised, watered down petition in order to get their divorce granted as quickly as possible.
Very few divorce petitions based on unreasonable behaviour are really genuine behaviour cases in our view.
Most legal advisers will give the potential client the choices, to either divorce now on adultery or behaviour or wait 2 years and do a no fault divorce.
You have a vast list of potential acts of unreasonable behaviour, which you can use to base your divorce on; these do not need to paint an awful picture of your ex-partner, but they will need to satisfy a judge, so it’s best to call our experts for free advice on 01793 384 032.
Most couples who want a quick divorce will opt for the behaviour route as there is always an element of behaviour associated with the break down of any marriage.
Adultery is also a ground used in simple divorce cases, but few choose to go down this route unless it has actually happened and the partner is willing to admit to the adultery taking place.
There is also a continuing social stigma of being an adulterer even in the 21st century.
So to conclude, not that much has changed in the last decide in terms of the grounds for divorce being used.
People are still seeking to get a quick resolution to their divorce and will use the easiest ground possible to get it.
If you are looking for a quick divorce using unreasonable behaviour, then call the experts for a free consultation on 01793 384 032; we’ve handled over 20,000 behaviour divorce cases since 2000.