Divorce filings spike after the holidays by as much as 25 to 30 percent, according to the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers' president. Not only do holidays tend to bring forth a lot of emotional issues and tension, it can also bring about a lot of financial issues.
A recent study by two sociologists from Bowling Green State University found that divorce rates for those below the age of 50 are declining or staying the same. It also found that for every four people divorcing, one is over the age of 50.
The end of a marriage is not something many people celebrate. The divorce process can be taxing on your emotions and your finances. After your divorce, you may not feel like celebrating the holiday season, but you may find there are a few things that you can enjoy.
It's been almost 40 years since the divorce rate in the United States has been this low. For each of the past three years, the divorce rate has fallen. The marriage rate has increased.
Not all states still require a divorcing couple to list a grounds for divorce. Texas is one state that still requires it, though.
When a divorce happens, some people believe that they will never find their own identity. again. This is especially common with women who have been a mother and a stay-at-home mother and wife. In many cases, divorce not only means becoming single again, it can also mean sharing custody of your children.
According to a new study by Emory University, stress about wedding costs could be the beginning of the end for many marriages.
Everyone thinks they have great divorce advice -- even if they haven't experienced divorce. Some of the worst divorce advice seems to come from those who haven't experienced this life-changing event. Here are a few pieces of advice on divorce that you should probably avoid at all costs.
Getting divorced can be an emotional roller coaster. You may be filled with myriad of emotions, but it's important to set those aside and concentrate on other divorce factors that are important. These include child custody, child support, alimony and property division. Once very important thing is to know how to protect your money in a divorce.
It's normally not in someone's plans to go through a divorce. When someone gets married, he or she believes -- perhaps naively -- that the marriage will last forever. When it does, it can be devastating to everyone involved.