Divorce special: Agreeing to say goodbye

Nullity, separation agreement, or judicial separation? The documents leading to divorce are varied and complex, writes Kieron Wood.

29th June, 2014

The first question that prospective family law litigants should ask themselves is: am I married? The answer’s not as obvious as its sounds.

Even if a couple have been together for many years and have a number of children, they might have fallen foul of rules and regulations which mean they are not really married, so are entitled to a decree of nullity. This is a state decree, and nothing to do with...

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