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McKinley Irvin Blogs from November 2019

  • How Much Does It Cost to Get a Divorce if Both Parties Agree?

    How Much Does It Cost to Get a Divorce if Both Parties Agree? In the movies, the archetypal divorce process is a grueling, contentious, money-hungry experience that leaves everyone involved broken and bruised. Fortunately, divorce doesn’t have to be that way. In fact, most divorces are settled outside of court. And it can be extremely cost-effective for divorcing couples if they are able to work together in a non-adversarial manner. If you and your spouse get along and already have a pretty good idea of what you want your life after divorce to look like, you may be able to file for an ...
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  • Who Are More Likely to Initiate a Divorce: Men or Women?

    Who Are More Likely to Initiate a Divorce: Men or Women? According to research, women are more likely than men to request a divorce in heterosexual marriages, though both are just as likely to end non-marital relationships. This begs the question—why the difference? According to research published by the American Sociology Association , women initiate up to 69% of all divorces, while only 31% are initiated by men. Social scientists speculate that the reason for this difference lies with the ways in which men and women handle relationship difficulties, and their sensitivity to ...
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