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Divorce: Frequently Asked Questions & Video


Please click on the video image below to see the new Lawson-West video on Divorce FAQs.

In this video you will hear Sarah Townsend, Family law solicitor at Lawson-West Solicitors, describe the main FAQs often asked at the beginning of divorce situations, things like how the petition works, grounds for divorce, the likely cost and duration and how to file for divorce when your spouse's whereabouts are uncertain.

This video covers basic FAQ information to help support you in your divorce and more detailed information can be found in the Family and Divorce section of our website at

To speak to Sarah Townsend if you are affected by divorce or separation, please email We're here to help.

The grounds for divorce are: 

Grounds for Divorce