Example usage They ended their marriage with a divorce. Pages on this site to help you understand Family law Families I'm young and have a problem Meeting your family lawyer for the first time? I've got family problems Pages on this site to help you understand Divorce Divorce and divorce lawyers Recent articles tagged with Divorce One in five married couples consider separating in the New Year One in ten divorcees feel the right help could have saved their marriage Are your parents getting divorced? Thinking about getting divorced? Recent articles tagged with Family law One in ten divorcees feel the right help could have saved their marriage See also: Child maintenance the amount of maintenance the parent not living with their child must pay. Decree nisi A provisional court order which orders that a marriage should be dissolved. It will become a final legal decision on the marriage unless a reason is given.