Show Summary Details
Page of

(p. 65) 2. The dissolution of adult relationships 

(p. 65) 2. The dissolution of adult relationships
Chapter:
(p. 65) 2. The dissolution of adult relationships
Author(s):

Stephen Gilmore

and Lisa Glennon

DOI:
10.1093/he/9780198753087.003.0002

Note: An update has been made available on the Online Resource Centre (August 2017).

Page of

PRINTED FROM OXFORD LAW TROVE (www.oxfordlawtrove.com). © Oxford University Press, 2018. All Rights Reserved. Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a title in Oxford Law Trove for personal use (for details see Privacy Policy and Legal Notice).

date: 13 December 2019

This chapter deals with the termination of adult relationships, in particular divorce. It also considers the dissolution of civil partnerships, and the termination of cohabitation. Beginning with a discussion of the history of law on divorce and recent divorce statistics, it goes on to cover the law of divorce under the Matrimonial Causes Act (MCA) 1973, criticisms of the current law and recent reform initiatives. It then considers other decrees under MCA 1973, dissolution of a civil partnership, and termination of unmarried relationships.

Access to the complete content on Law Trove requires a subscription or purchase. Public users are able to search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter without a subscription.

Please subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you have purchased a print title that contains an access code, please see the information provided with the code or instructions printed within the title for information about how to register your code.

For questions on access or troubleshooting, please check our FAQs, and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us.