Family Law Prof Blog

Editor: Margaret Ryznare
Indiana University
Robert H. McKinney School of Law

Thursday, August 31, 2017

Divorce Research Summary

From Business Insider:

In 2015, the US divorce rate hit a 40-year low.

According to data from Bowling Green State University, there were 16.9 divorces for every 1,000 women that year.

To determine the factors that make divorce more likely and the effects — positive and negative — of ending your marriage, we dug into years of research on the predictors and consequences of marital dissolution. Below, we've highlighted some of the most intriguing findings.

Keep in mind that all these studies offer general takeaways about modern relationships — no one can predict with 100% accuracy what will happen to yours.

Read more here.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/family_law/2017/08/divorce-research-summray.html

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