How does divorce work in Scotland?

How does divorce work in Scotland?

In Scotland, there are four grounds upon which to base an action of divorce: Adultery, Unreasonable Behaviour, 2 years separation with the consent of both partners and 5 years separation without the consent.

How long does it take for a divorce in Scotland?

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about two to three months6) How long will it take? A simplified or undefended divorce will take about two to three months. Contested cases where children, finances and property are involved are likely to take somewhere from nine months to one year.

What is my wife entitled to in a divorce Scotland?

What am I entitled to when I divorce? In Scotland, the law states that each person is entitle to a 'fair' share of the matrimonial property – the assets accumulated during the marriage. In most cases, that will be a 50:50 share.

How much does it cost to get divorce in Scotland?

court fee to file for your divorce or dissolution – £550. court fee to file for judicial separation – £365 (used if you don't want to end your marriage or civil partnership, perhaps for religious reasons)