Divorce filings jump 33% after holidays 

Interesting survey from lawyers about the holidays and divorce filings. Read the whole fascinating survey here. Below is a few snippets:

According to a recent survey by the law firm Irwin Mitchell Solicitors, which found that divorce filings jump by nearly one-third following the holidays

“It always happens the first Monday that we’re back in the office, back after the holiday,” McLaren said.

They normally experience double the number of inquiries the first few days of the new year, but some years, they’ve seen a threefold increase. It’s most acute over the first few days of January, but the spike remains high throughout the entire month, said Amanda McAlister, head of family law at the firm.

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