President’s views on more reform

July 22nd, 2014 in General

Family analysis: Sir James Munby, President of the Family Division, told a press conference at the Royal Courts of Justice that the time has come to consider whether uncontested divorces where there are no children should be taken out of the courts. The most senior family judge in England and Wales also suggested it was time to legislate for no-fault divorces and reform the rights of cohabitants.

If the process of divorce is no longer subject to judicial supervision and becomes a purely administrative process, will that change the status of divorce as a legal contract?

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