Divorce Records | January

January is known as the “the most deadly month for marriages” because it sees the most divorces during any given year. What is the cause for such a huge increase? The reasons why may surprise you.

Check out this informative infographic on the topic


For years, January has unofficially been dubbed Divorce Month. Although a study from the University of Washington found that the most divorces actually happen in August and March, the courts still see a spike in divorce filings right after the new year.

Many legal experts believe that the reason for this trend boils down to one idea: People don’t want to get divorced during the holidays. If couples, especially those with children, have started to consider divorce before the holidays, they make a point of staying married through the end of the year so their family can have one last holiday season together before they split. Watch out for these signs that your marriage is headed for divorce


1 thought on “Divorce Records | January”

  1. my husband at the time and i lived in 2 different states and i never got any divorce decree. are we really divorced? i’ve searched both states’ data banks and court records. nothing on file.
    other than never receiving any divorce decree papers, he knew how to get a hold of me. Email, telephone, and address. Nothing ever. I’m currently engaged for the last 2 years and need to know before we get married if I’m divorced from my ex. Otherwise, we’ll have to postpone until I am


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