It's the time of the season for divorce

January 10, 2017: For many years, January was widely considered “Divorce Month” by divorce attorneys who experienced a dramatic uptick in business immediately following the holiday season. But, according to a new analysis of divorce filings and searches for divorce-related information on the Internet, March is the true “Divorce Month.” According to FindLaw.com, the No.Continue reading “It's the time of the season for divorce”

It’s the time of the season for divorce

January 10, 2017: For many years, January was widely considered “Divorce Month” by divorce attorneys who experienced a dramatic uptick in business immediately following the holiday season. But, according to a new analysis of divorce filings and searches for divorce-related information on the Internet, March is the true “Divorce Month.” According to FindLaw.com, the No.Continue reading “It’s the time of the season for divorce”

JANUARY IS DIVORCE SEASON

Think before you jump or, in this case, file. Divorce filings surge in January as people decide to start their New Year with a clean slate, helped by a stressful holiday period and, perhaps, even more stressful in-laws, experts say, with family lawyers reporting a rise of nearly one-third in business in the New Year.Continue reading “JANUARY IS DIVORCE SEASON”

In 9 US states, a divorce means you’ll lose half of everything you own

Estimates of divorce rates in America vary, but the reality is a great many marriages reach this unfortunate conclusion, and the aftermath is frequently messy, both emotionally and financially. When a couple joins as one, their assets typically combine to form a marital estate, and anything they acquire thereafter becomes joint property. Upon divorce, those assets —Continue reading “In 9 US states, a divorce means you’ll lose half of everything you own”