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Online divorce one step closer

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Divorce cases could be digitised by 2017, says the president of the Family Division 

Sir James Munby has announced that in the future some court processes will be almost entirely digitised, giving online divorce and online probate as early examples. He said plans to digitise these proceedings could be initially implemented by early 2017. He cited austerity and the rise in litigants in person as motivating factors to the move online.

 

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