A divorce is the legal termination of a marriage. Applying for and then obtaining a divorce order from the Family Court means that your marriage has ended and you are free to remarry should you wish to.
For the Court to grant a divorce you must prove that you and your spouse have been separated for
12 months, that the marriage has irretrievably broken down and that there is no chance you will
reconcile. A divorce order does not split your assets and belongings and it also does not determine
who the children will live with or spend time with. It does, however, set time limits for a property
If you would like further advice please don’t hesitate to contact us to make an appointment. For
more information, please read our factsheet about divorce application.
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