Tuesday, August 28, 2007

Cyclical Nature of Divorce

We find, as divorce attorneys, that there are certain times of the year which are the most popular for people to seek a divorce. I find it happens a lot right after the Christmas holiday season during the first few weeks of January. Whether this is because parents don't want to disrupt holiday routine, or whether that fun family holiday turned into one last nightmare which was the proverbial straw that broke the camel's back. ABC News reported today that some divorce attorneys' see an upswing in divorce right after the summer is complete. Again, is this because parents don't want to ruin their children's summer vacation or was it the annual family vacation that made a couple realize that they just don't want to be married anymore. This would be an interesting research project and I would love to hear from anyone who can shed more light on why the percentages of divorces are higher during certain times of the year.

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