There are realities which you must know nowadays in order for you to be fully aware of what is really happening when it comes to child custody. First, an estimated 13.7 million single parents in the United States have custody over 21.8 million children under the age of 21. Second, an estimated 82.6% of custodial parents in the United States are mothers. Third, an estimated 17.4% of custodial parents in the United States are single fathers. Please see infographic below for more details.
There must be good collaboration among the people involved in a divorce in order to have a smooth and peaceful proceeding. The individuals involved are the lawyers of both parties, the husband and wife, children, and witnesses. Hence, there must be direct communication between all participants. Also, it is necessary to have a professional team tailored to your family’s needs.
Collaborative Divorce California
Note that according to reports 79% of married couples who separate end up getting divorce. On another note, 41% of women in their 50’s have been divorced. And here are the common reasons why couples ended up divorcing. They include communication problems, infidelity or betrayal, financial problems, pyschological, emotional and physical abuse, and the loss of interest. Please see some more data from the infographic below.
Divorce Rates California
Divorce seems to become a norm already or is part of the culture already where if couples do blend in naturally they tend to file a divorce right away. And as a result, 10% of U.S. population is divorced. Each State has different policies imposed, case in point is in New Hampshire where divorce can be done in just one day. Please see more data from the other States for more information.