UK government set to review 50 year-old divorce laws

Isabel Baxter, 22/03/2023

The UK government could be reviewing the Matrimonial Causes Act 1973.

The act determines how financial assets are split after divorce in England and Wales.

It has been criticised for being uncertain and unpredictable with spouses often turning to costly litigation due to a lack of clear guidance on how wealth should be divided.

This is because the act has a set of rules seen as outdated as women are now more financially independent and couples both earning has...

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