Wednesday, August 08, 2012

From the Archives: August 30th 2007 - Not all good news...

The Office for National Statistics has today published its latest data on divorces taking place in England and Wales. The headline is: "Divorce rate lowest for 22 years", and the figures show a substantial drop in the number of Decrees Absolute granted, for the second successive year. Assuming that you take the view that 'marriage is a good thing', this appears to be good news, save perhaps for us divorce lawyers...


  1. Northern Lights8 August 2012 at 15:12

    John, was it not the case that the falling rate of divorce was as a result of fewer getting married in the first place?
    Anyway, with Civil Partnerships all the rage (wait a few years for all the applications for dissolution) and gay marriage on the way, the future ain't so bleak.
    One door closes.......

    1. Indeed! I hear Venal & Grabbit are opening a department specialising in the dissolution of civil partnerships...

  2. Northern Lights8 August 2012 at 23:38

    I look forward to the ads, John.


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