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Using material from source B, assess the view that changes in the law are the main cause

of the increase in divorce. Divorce is on a rapid rise, Item B provides statistical evidence to prove this claim for an increase in this legal separation, by stating that "there are now 50 times more divorces each year than there were in 1921” this shows that divorce is increasing. They are many other factors which have led to this dramatic increase, one of them being the changes in the law. Legal Aid (1949) made divorce cheaper and accessible to all social classes