More than 400 spouses filed for divorce over festive period with 13 on Christmas DAY

Mail Online | 1/5/2019 | Henry Martin For Mailonline
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More than 400 people filed for divorce over the festive period - including 13 on Christmas Day, official figures show.

HM Courts & Tribunals Service received 455 online divorce applications from Christmas Eve to New Year's Day, with 13 submitted on December 25.

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Since last year, spouses seeking to end their marriage have been able to complete the whole process online.

They can fill in applications, upload required documents and pay fees on the internet without sending off any paperwork.

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Statistics released on Friday by the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) show more than 23,000 online divorce applications have been made since the platform was rolled out in England and Wales in April 2018.

The introduction of 'fully digital' divorces forms part of a £1 billion drive to modernise the justice system.

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Overall, the MoJ said more than 150,000 people used online justice services in 2018, taking...
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