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Online divorce is on the way

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Published at 9:16am 9th May 2018. (Updated at 9:18am 9th May 2018)

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Online divorce is coming. Local family lawyers Newtons Solicitors have been discussing the highs and lows of filing for the end of your marriage using the internet.

There's very little you can't do online nowadays. From doing the big food shop to shopping for a new wardrobe, from booking holidays to route planning, but can you deal with divorce online?

Not quite. 

The process is being trialed in some parts of the country, but has yet to come to the Yorkshire region. As Local lawyers Newtons Solicitors explain though it is on the way.

What would the advantages be and what could possibly go wrong?

Beth Parsons from Stray FM's Family Show talked to Julie Fawcett from Newtons Solicitors potentially getting divorced online.

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