Rise of the DIY divorce: Hard-up couples causing court chaos by representing themselves amid cutbacks

Hard-up couples choosing to represent themselves are causing chaos in the divorce courts, it has emerged. The recession and upcoming cuts to legal aid are putting immense pressure on family courts as litigants shun solicitors to go it alone, The Law Society Gazette reported. Meanwhile wealthier divorcing couples are benefiting from a new arbitration scheme… Continue reading Rise of the DIY divorce: Hard-up couples causing court chaos by representing themselves amid cutbacks