Despite the impact of COVID-19, we are open and continuing to meet the needs of our existing clients and new clients without interruption or change in the quality of our services. Please do not hesitate to contact us with any concerns, questions or requests for information about your matter. At this time, due to various requirements, we are scheduling consultations and appointments via telephonic and/or video conferencing.

To help out during these trying times we are offering Free Virtual Consultations. Click here to schedule your Virtual Consultation.

Why January is a popular month for divorce

Couples in New Jersey and throughout the country may not want to get divorced during the holidays. This may be especially true if they have kids and want to spend one more Christmas as a single family unit. Those without children may also loathe the idea of spending the holidays by themselves. In some cases, people may be less likely to divorce during the holidays because the Christmas season inspires hope that a marriage can be salvaged.

However, once the new year gets started, the issues that plagued the relationship may come back. It is also possible that issues that may have been below the surface prior to the holidays get exposed during what can be a stressful time of year. The start of a new year may also prompt individuals to reflect on their lives and their relationships. This may be the motivation or inspiration that a person may need to start the divorce process.

Statistically, January is one of the most common months to get a divorce. In fact, it has even been given the nickname "divorce month". August and March are also months in which a person is more likely to end his or her marriage according to research conducted by the University of Washington.

Those who are thinking about going through divorce proceedings may want to do so with the help of an attorney. It may be possible to learn more about how to file for divorce and how to obtain financial and other potentially relevant information. It may also be possible to find out more about the differences between mediation and litigation as means to settle a divorce in a favorable manner. An attorney may review a prenuptial or other agreement if one exists to determine its validity.

No Comments

Leave a comment
Comment Information
Email Us For A Response

Set Up A Consultation, Email Our Firm Today

Bold labels are required.

Contact Information
disclaimer.

The use of the Internet or this form for communication with the firm or any individual member of the firm does not establish an attorney-client relationship. Confidential or time-sensitive information should not be sent through this form.

close

Privacy Policy

Office Location

100 Southgate Parkway
Suite 190
Morristown, NJ 07960-6465

Toll Free: 800-465-0163
Toll Free: 800-465-0163
Phone: 973-692-6317
Phone: 973-692-6500
Fax: 973-692-6377
Morristown Law Office Map

Paramus Office
140 E. Ridgewood Avenue
South Tower, Suite 415
Paramus, NJ 07652

Phone: 201-597-6100
Map & Directions

Princeton Office
103 Carnegie Center
Suite 300
Princeton, NJ 08540-6235

Map & Directions

Phone Numbers