April showers bring summer divorces
What month is the most common for people filing for divorce? If you Google this topic, you’ll find numerous articles that provide different answers. Many tout January, as people want a new beginning. Some say March and April, as the season transitions into Spring and all that it brings. Others say August, before the children go back to school.
What is the single biggest decision you must make in this process? What is financial infidelity? What are the first three steps you must take?Our agency has been performing marital surveillance jobs (and the subsequent divorce filings) for over 38 years. There is one consistent theme: Right after the Super Bowl and Valentine’s Day and through Thanksgiving – the numbers are steady and consistent.
Over the past five years, I’ve noticed that divorce numbers have increased in late-March and continuing through April & May. There is no roadmap for people who are involved in the contentious world and courts of family law.
Other divorce statistics have also remained consistent at our agency:
- 80% of our clients are women, 20% men.
- We catch 97% percent of the people we follow.
- When a female retains our firm and we catch their husband in the act, 1/3 of the women wants to get a divorce, 1/3 wants to seek counseling and 1/3 don’t know what to do.
- When we catch the woman cheating, the men travel down the divorce route 99% of the time. They simply don’t seem to have the gene for forgiveness.
Now what do I do?
In my most recent book, Seeing Life Through Private Eyes, I try to offer some solid advice and guidelines to the divorce process. In Chapter Three, “The Nuts and Bolts of Divorce,” I provide detailed instructions about what to do and not do when filing for divorce. What is the single biggest decision you must make in this process? What is financial infidelity? What are the first three steps you must take?
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