Statistics show January divorce spike is no myth

By: Juliet
On: Monday, 29 December, 2014

Family lawyers
braced for busy new-year period with divorce instructions up 27{4d7d21dcfe027af225be5b6125ce2baf21e7d2eacb81e00270ece0ce9d14672d} on
average.

  • Irwin Mitchell divorce team saw
    instructions up 27{4d7d21dcfe027af225be5b6125ce2baf21e7d2eacb81e00270ece0ce9d14672d} last January when compared with an average month
  • Research found 1 in 5 couples said they were planning to divorce after one last Christmas as a family
  • 26{4d7d21dcfe027af225be5b6125ce2baf21e7d2eacb81e00270ece0ce9d14672d} of people admit to staying in
    relationships ‘for the kids’
  • Many people make New Year
    appointments with divorce lawyers in December
  • 40{4d7d21dcfe027af225be5b6125ce2baf21e7d2eacb81e00270ece0ce9d14672d} of parents say financial
    pressures causing strains on their relationship

Family and divorce lawyers at Irwin Mitchell are bracing themselves for another
busy January as the New Year period is traditionally one of the …read more

Source: Family Law News