Law Society report recommends shortening of waiting period for divorce

Law Society report recommends shortening of waiting period for divorce

A new report from the Law Society is backing a proposal to reduce the waiting period for a divorce from four years to two.

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Here’s hoping we’ll be free to make up our own mind on divorce

Here’s hoping we’ll be free to make up our own mind on divorce

Lads, what’s going on? Have ye forgotten the floodgates? The end of civilisation as we know it? The heavens falling in? Or have ye just lost your bottle, and given up the ghost entirely?

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Quick divorces ‘won’t become normal’, insists Josepha Madigan

Quick divorces ‘won’t become normal’, insists Josepha Madigan

‘Quickie’ divorces will not become the norm in Ireland if voters remove the waiting period for separating couples from the Constitution, the Government’s referendum campaign director has said.

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Legislation should reflect the reality that some marriages break down

Legislation should reflect the reality that some marriages break down

The May 24 referendum to remove the waiting period for divorce from the Constitution and allow the Oireachtas to legislate will not result in ‘quickie divorces’, argues Josepha Madigan.

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Minister: Proposed divorce laws changes aren't radical

Minister: Proposed divorce laws changes aren't radical

The Culture Minister believes the proposed changes to the divorce laws aren't that radical.

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Divorce referendum to be finalised and set for May

Divorce referendum to be finalised and set for May

The Government will today agree the wording for May’s divorce referendum, which proposes reducing from four to two years the living apart period required for divorcing couples.

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Divorce time limit: Plans welcome

Divorce time limit: Plans welcome

It is barely 23 years since divorce was made legal in Ireland, as a result of a referendum to remove a constitutional ban.

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Cabinet considers running divorce wait-time referendum at same time as others in May

Cabinet considers running divorce wait-time referendum at same time as others in May

Cabinet Ministers have considered proposals for a referendum on divorce.

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Irish couples seeking divorce being forced down punishing route

Irish couples seeking divorce being forced down punishing route

Couples seeking to divorce in Ireland are being forced down a punishing route in a complex process that can take anything from twelve to over 18 months, a legal aid conference has heard.

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New proposal would speed up Irish divorce process

New proposal would speed up Irish divorce process

The Dáil is to debate a bill that would greatly speed up the divorce process in Ireland.

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Phillippe defends reputation after Witherspoon split

Ryan Phillippe has spoken out about the accusations levelled at him following his split from wife Reese Witherspoon.

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Witherspoon files for divorce

Hollywood stars Reese Witherspoon and Ryan Phillippe are to divorce.

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