Senior family judge says divorce has become 'epidemic'


One of the most senior family judges in England and Wales says the number of family breakdowns has reached "epidemic" proportions.

Sir Paul Coleridge says the situation is only going to get worse with cuts to Legal Aid.

He told Radio 5 live's Victoria Derbyshire that more needed to be done to keep families together.

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