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A little less than half of all marriages in the United States end in divorce.

We connect you with experienced Divorce lawyers in your area. The term divorce refers to the dissolution or the legal end of a marriage. Each state has its own laws governing when a divorce may be granted. Divorce can be an emotional process; however a large majority of divorce cases do not end up going to trial.

There are both fault-based and no-fault based grounds for divorce. The 50 states vary with respect to the division of the marital property, alimony, child custody and visitation, and child support.

Divorce is an emotionally draining experience. Hiring a divorce lawyer can ease your stress in many ways.  An experienced divorce lawyer will be able to offer you calm, unbiased advice on your situation. Whether you are just considering divorce or have already been served with divorce papers, getting connected with a local divorce lawyer is an important yet easy step.

With the help of an experienced Divorce lawyer the two divorcing parties usually negotiate and settle upon areas including:

  • Division of Property
  • Child Custody
  • Spousal Support
  • Child Support

An experienced divorce lawyer in your area will be able to strike a balance between protecting the best interests of your loved ones and assuring that you and your legal rights are protected throughout your divorce proceedings. Whether you've considered filing for divorce or you've been served with divorce papers, you should contact a Divorce lawyer to make sure you have all the necessary information and you're taking the right steps to make your divorce go as well as possible.

Simply fill out our divorce case review form and you will be contacted in 24-48 hours. Our FREE Divorce Lawyer Referral service connects you with experienced Divorce lawyers in your area.

DIVORCE FACTS:

  • Divorce - About 38% of all couples divorce within four years of marriage.
  • Divorce - In America is a $28 billion-a-year industry.
  • Divorce - Children from divorced families have a high risk of becoming divorced.
  • Domestic Violence - One in five women victimized by their spouses or ex-spouses report they had been victimized over and over again by the same person. (The Basics of Batterer Treatment, Common Purpose, Inc., Jamaica Plain, MA)
  • Domestic Violence - Women of all cultures, races, occupations, income levels, and ages are battered - by husbands, boyfriends, lovers and partners. (Surgeon General Antonia Novello, as quoted in Domestic Violence: Battered Women, publication of the Reference Department of the Cambridge Public Library, Cambridge, MA)
  • Domestic Violence - A woman is beaten every 15 seconds. (Bureau of Justice Statistics, Report to the nation on Crime and Justice. The Data. Washington DC Office of Justice Program, US Dept. of Justice.)
  • Domestic Violence - Domestic violence is the leading cause of injury to women between ages 15 and 44 in the United States - more than car accidents, muggings, and rapes combined. (Uniform Crime Reports, Federal Bureau of Investigation)
  • Domestic Violence - Battered women are more likely to suffer miscarriages and to give birth to babies with low birth weights. (Surgeon General, United States)
  • Spousal Abuse - Women who leave their batterers are at a 75% greater risk of being killed by the batterer than those who stay. (Barbara Hart, National Coalition Against Domestic Violence)
  • Domestic Violence - Nationally, 50 percent of all homeless women and children are on the streets because of violence in the home. (Senator Joseph Biden, U.S. Senate Committee on the Judiciary, Violence Against Women: Victims of the System)
  • Parental Kidnapping - The U.S. Department of Justice estimates that 150,000 kidnappings by a parent of his or her child occur in the United States each year. Many aren't reported, though, and some studies have said the figure may be over 500,000.

Get connected to an experienced Divorce lawyer in your area!