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divorce-studiesAlthough the often-quoted statistic for the current divorce rate in the United States is “50 percent of marriages end in divorce,” the truth is actually much more complicated than this. The divorce rate is considerably higher for individuals in their second or subsequent marriages than those in their first marriages. Other factors, like each partner's education level, the age at which the couple married, and the number of children the couple has and their sexes can play a role in whether a married couple will divorce.

Divorces can be complicated. If you are considering ending your marriage, contact an experienced divorce attorney to learn more about your responsibilities as a divorcing spouse.

The More Educated an Individual, the Less Likely He or She Is to Divorce

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