While data as far back as the 1940s has shown that women are more likely than men to file for divorce, a recent student presented by a Stanford University professor indicates that it may be for a different reason than most have thought. Previously, researchers assumed that women were more likely to initiate a breakup in any relationship because they were reportedly more sensitive to relationship problems.
While in some cases, an ordered child support amount may stay the same from the time of the order to when the child ages out, there are some circumstances under which the order would need to be modified. In general, either party may request to have the child support order reviewed to see if there are grounds for modification every two years, but if there is a significant change in income before the two years are up, either party may be able to petition sooner.
Now that the U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that same-sex couples can get married in any state, many are headed to the altar to finally legalize their unions. However, others are heading for divorce court. Because same-sex marriage was not recognized in all the states, a couple who was legally wed in a state that did allow same-sex marriage faced difficulty getting a divorce in a state that did not recognize the unions.
Divorcing someone you once loved can be a hard journey. It isn't without some good points. In our previous blog post, we discussed some of the positive aspects of getting a divorce. If you are considering a divorce, you should try to focus on the positive aspects as much as possible so that you can move forward with what you feel is best for you.
When some people think about divorce, they think about the negative aspects of the divorce. It is important for all people who are going through a divorce to realize that there are some positive points about getting a divorce.