Must someone be responsible for the breakdown of a marriage? In England and Wales the answer is yes if you want a divorce in anything under two years.
Since last October New York State has been a blame free zone following the introduction of “no fault divorces”. The consequence, a 12% increase in divorce filings in the following 7 months.
As one (happy) US lawyers put it “the focus is now on the meat and potatoes: financials, assets, custody”.
Time for a change?