Although perhaps our ancestors would be horrified, divorce these days seems to be almost as common as getting married in the first place. Every year, over 1 million people’s parents divorce or separate. Indeed, over 40% of first marriages are likely to dissolve, around 60% for a second marriage, and over 70% for a third marriage. Divorce proceedings can often be messy, long, and expensive, especially if the divorce isn’t amicable. The divorce forms can seem endless, the bickering over who gets the house, the kids, the mutual belongings exhausting, and the legal protocol confusing. Having a divorce lawyer may help you answer some of the questions you have about your divorce and what steps are best to take moving forward.
What Do the Divorce Statistics Look Like? Admittedly, each marriag