Online divorce extended in £1bn justice system shake-up

‘Smart forms’ will bring savings for Ministry of Justice by cutting down on paperwork and processing time

All married couples will be able to apply for a divorce online as part of a £1bn change to the justice system.

The Ministry of Justice (MoJ) said the scheme, which was being tested at three sites in the UK, would be rolled out across the country to allow all uncontested divorces to be conducted using an online application process.

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