Posted by Teena Dhanota-Jones | Partner
On 18th May 2018
Yesterday, the matter of Owen v Owen  EWCA Civ 182 was heard before the Supreme Court.
Mrs Owen issued a divorce petition citing that the marriage had irretrievably broken down on the ground “that the respondent has behaved in such a way that the petitioner cannot reasonably be expected to live with the respondent”. The current procedure for divorce, includes a section entitled “statement of case”. In this section the party issuing the petition must detail why he/she cannot live with their spouse. Mrs Owen detailed the following: