Consider allowing no-fault divorce to remove blame game when couples split

Such divorces remove acrimony and help families heal after a marriage breakdown

The lively mini-debate on the Family Justice Courts and divorce law in The Straits Times Forum pages in recent months comes in the aftermath of a Workplan for the Family Justice Courts (FJC) event.

(These included "Family justice framework can be enhanced" by Ian Chan Eng Kiat on May 26 and "System that focuses on marriage recovery counselling needed" by Patricia Tan on June 19).

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on July 09, 2020, with the headline 'Consider allowing no-fault divorce to remove blame game when couples split'. Subscribe