We still talk about our rights concerning our children when a relationship breaks down but these no longer exist.
A real problem is that everybody is an "expert" on divorce. Currently 1 in 3 marriages break down and we all know someone who is going through a divorce or has had one in the past.
Some married couples choose not to divorce following the breakdown of their marriage.
Have you already been through a nasty divorce, or even a relatively amicable one?
Sorting out finances tends to be the most complex part of unravelling a marriage or civil partnership and is often the most acrimonious.
Sadly, domestic violence is a feature of far too many marriages. Most domestic violence is covered up and goes unreported and unpunished.