The marriage campaigners have banged on for years about no fault divorces making it too easy to give up on marriage. They are still campaigning that for those unable to afford costly lawyers, a divorce obtained through the CO-OP will mean people will jump out of their marriages at the drop of a hat. I don't think so.
In the last decade or so, the divorce courts of England and Wales have won the reputation of being among the most 'wife-friendly' around. A number of high-profile and high-value cases have highlighted a significant shift in how settlements were calculated. Historically, the principal factor in dividing marital assets had involved meeting the needs of the financially weaker spouse.