07/13/2011 03:11 pm ET | Updated Sep 12, 2011

UK Divorce Statistics: Judge Says Getting A Divorce Is Too Easy

Getting a divorce is easier than getting a driving licence, a senior judge said today as he warned about the 'huge' problem of family breakdown.

Sir Paul Coleridge, a Family Division judge, suggested people needed to 're-educate' themselves about the value of stable relationships for the good of the whole of society.

About 3.8 million children are estimated to be caught up in the family justice system, with no sign of that number coming down, he said.

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