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August 2015 Archives

Gender roles and California divorces

In a recent study of 2,262 adults who were in heterosexual relationships between 2009 and 2015, 69 percent of their divorces were initiated by women. While researchers already knew that women were more likely to end their marriages, females were not more likely than their male counterparts to end a non-marital relationship. This result surprised researchers who believed that the percentages would be roughly the same in both scenarios.

Obtaining legal advice for a divorce in California

When an individual decides to get a divorce, they are likely to want to speak with a lawyer. Before a lawyer officially begins to represent a person in a divorce, they normally go through an initial consultation. This allows the individual to explain their situation and allows the lawyer to come up with a plan of action.

Divorce mistakes California residents should avoid

Making a mistake during a divorce can be costly from a financial and human standpoint. Individuals who choose the wrong form of divorce or are too confrontational during settlement talks could put a strain on relationships with their children and former spouse. Furthermore, they could spend thousands of dollars in legal payments that they didn't need to spend to get the resolution that they wanted.

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