Basically, you have a divorce window between September and November, and at a push January and March.
At all other times the lawyer or the judge will be on holiday.
However, a lesser known indecent exposure law that often targeted homosexuals was introduced in 1960 before being repealed twenty years later.
The age of consent for same-sex sexual activity was altered more than once before being equalised in 1982 under then–President of France François Mitterrand.
After granting same-sex couples domestic partnership benefits known as the civil solidarity pact, France became the thirteenth country in the world to legalise same-sex marriage in 2013.
Laws prohibiting discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity have been enacted since 1985.
The first French Revolution decriminalised homosexuality when the Penal Code of 1791 made no mention of same-sex relations in private.But the blunt reality is that had Madame Trogneux begun her relationship with her now husband while she had been teaching in Britain she wouldn’t be on the verge of becoming the country’s first lady; she would very likely have been disgraced.Although same-sex sexual activity was a capital crime that often resulted in the death penalty during the Ancien Régime, all sodomy laws were repealed in 1791 during the French Revolution.Fear not, this isn't yet another article about Brexit, messy as that looks likely to be. You may have got married in the UK (and therefore under the separation of property system) but, as you'll be far too busy singing La Vie en Rose and dreaming of shopping in Le Bonpoint to notice, after living for three years in France, you'll automatically come under the French community of property system.No, let's talk about a rocky relationship on a more personal level, when the European dream of marriage, children and happy-ever-after in la belle France ends in a Eurosceptic-worthy divorce. And no, they don't send you a letter in case you missed this finer point of the law.