The only way to legally end your marriage is to get a divorce.

When you choose to separate from your spouse, separation agreements or court orders will resolve family matters, but they don’t legally end your marriage. The only way to legally end your marriage is through a divorce issued by the courts. When your divorce is final, you will legally be able marry again.

To get a divorce, you need to prove to the courts that your marriage is over.

There are three grounds for divorce:

  • You have been separated for a year
  • Your husband or wife has had a sexual relationship with another person
  • Your husband or wife has been physically or mentally cruel to you

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What are the consequences of getting a divorce?

As divorce lawyers, we can help you understand all the consequences that come with getting a divorce. Whether your situation entails an uncontested divorce or complex divorce litigation, we can advise you on support, tax, pension, and other issues such as real estate, business partnerships, and more.

Divorce advice from Peterborough family lawyers.

Our divorce lawyers have the resources and experience to ensure the best possible outcome for your divorce.