In spite of media speculation to the contrary, a national survey commissioned by divorce financing company Ampla Finance, and carried out by YouGov, has revealed that 34% of British adults would be less likely to begin divorce proceedings during the coronavirus pandemic.
The survey of 1,005 divorced adults, analysed in Ampla Finance’s report: ‘Divorce - can we improve the process?’, also highlights some interesting generational and regional differences in how satisfied individuals are with the divorce process and their solicitors.
The survey examined several aspects of respondents’ experiences of divorce, and key findings included:
The survey revealed some interesting regional variances in terms of attitudes towards family lawyers:
Louise Hall, Commercial Director at Ampla Finance, added:
“We are pleased to contribute to the conversation about divorce with this survey, and hope it will shine a light on how family lawyers can continue to adapt to changing customer preferences. It’s clear that finances are a huge concern for individuals going through divorce, so we’re proud to be offering a solution that takes some of the stress out of the process.”
Access the full survey here.