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Sweden to launch new online divorce service

The move is part of an effort to reduce the use of paper. Photo: Janerik Henriksson/TT

Published: 20.Aug.2019 08:07 hrs

Divorcing your partner will soon become a slightly easier process in Sweden – at least in an administrative sense, as Swedish courts launch a new digital system for filing your divorce.

Today, married partners who wish to divorce have to fill out a form and submit it to their district court. But Swedish courts are about to launch a new service where users can register it online.

"We want to reduce the use of paper as much as possible and make it easier to access court services," Lena Nilsson, IT director for the Swedish National Courts Administration, told Swedish public radio.

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