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Think twice before citing adultery in divorce proceedings

Aug 25 2013

The wife of celebrity cake baker Paul Hollywood is reported to be in the process of petitioning for divorce on the basis of his adultery, after 15 years of marriage.

There is only one ground for divorce in England and Wales and that is that the marriage has broken down irretrievably.  However the petitioner must prove one of five facts as evidence of irretrievable breakdown.

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