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Divorce rate spikes after the holidays: Is that a bad thing?

Did this year's holiday season with family match your definition of "happy?" If not, you're probably not alone. In fact, the divorce rate spikes at the beginning of every year. Family law attorneys around the country report that rates of filing are nearly one-third higher beginning in January and continuing through March.

Depression after divorce and the impact on children

In between dividing assets, planning to relocate, and deciding on a parenting plan it is easy to forget to take a moment and breathe. Divorce can leave adults with natural feelings of loss and depression. As a parent it is important to consider that mental health after divorce will have a major impact on children.

Is a simplified dissolution of marriage right for us?

Thanks to everything from popular television shows and films to the experiences of family members and friends, most people have certain preconceived notions about the divorce process. Namely, they automatically anticipate that it will be hostile, prolonged, costly and emotionally exhausting for all parties.

4 steps people considering divorce should take now

The month of January is all about having a fresh start. With a new year comes the opportunity to set goals and let go of the negative things in your life. If you are reading this, then your marriage may be one thing that you may be ready to let go of in 2016.

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