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Judges finding fault with the ‘early’ divorce

Thursday, July 21, 2016 @ 8:00 PM | By Steven Benmor

Prior to 1968, spouses who wished to end their marriage by divorce did not have it easy. They were required to establish either cruelty or adultery in order to end their marriage. In 1968 law of divorce changed and the Divorce Act granted spouses the right to end their marriage without proving fault. The “no-fault divorce” was born. The rate of divorce from that point onward soared.

With the rise in applications for divorce, some spouses asked that their divorce be granted before the other issues...