Considering Divorce Around the Holidays

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The holidays are a time of joy and celebration for many couples, but for others, it can be a difficult time. The holiday season is often cited as one of the main times of the year when divorce rates increase. So what are the reasons behind this? And what should you do if you are considering divorce during the holidays?

Why Divorce Rates Increase After the Holidays

There are a number of reasons why couples may choose to divorce during the holidays. For some, the stress of the holiday season can be too much to handle when they are already facing difficulties in their relationship. The holidays can also be a time when families come together and couples may realize that they want different things for their future. Couples might also learn of their incompatibility during the holiday season and decide to end their relationship. Whatever the reason, divorce during or immediately following the holidays is not uncommon.

What to Do if You Are Considering Divorce

If you are considering divorce, it is important to do what is best for your individual situation. You don’t have to rush to a divorce attorney’s office immediately, so if you need the time to financially and emotionally prepare for this process, you can take all the time you need.

You might wish to discuss divorce with your spouse to determine if you believe you can reconcile. If you believe that you can work together to restore your marriage, you might wish to try before beginning the divorce process.

If you believe that you will not be able to reconcile, you should prepare for the divorce process emotionally and mentally. Our divorce attorneys can help you navigate this difficult time and advocate for your best possible outcome.

Greater Understanding. Better Solutions.

No one should have to go through the divorce process alone, especially during the holidays. At Law Offices of Michael D. Iverson, APC, our divorce attorney will be by your side throughout your entire divorce to help you seek the best possible outcome.

Are you considering a divorce during the holiday season? Schedule a consultation with our attorney today by calling our firm at (951) 418-2770 to learn more about how you can prepare to dissolve your marriage.

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