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(p. 295) 5. Ending Relationships: Divorce and Separation 

(p. 295) 5. Ending Relationships: Divorce and Separation
(p. 295) 5. Ending Relationships: Divorce and Separation

Sonia Harris-Short

, Joanna Miles

, and Rob George


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All books in this flagship series contain carefully selected substantial extracts from key cases, legislation, and academic debate, providing able students with a stand-alone resource. This chapter discusses the law on divorce and separation. It covers divorces in England and Wales; the nature, function, and limits of divorce law; a brief history of divorce law to 1969; the present law of divorce and judicial separation; evaluation of the current law; options for reform of divorce law and the process of divorce; and the future of English divorce law.

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