Entries by Sandi Gumeson

All Your Friends Are Doing It: Is Divorce Contagious?

Is divorce contagious? A lot of us have experienced it or at least witnessed it in some way. One neighbor or co-worker decides to get divorced and the next thing you know you’re the last married couple on the block. Or maybe you’re not. The point is, one month you might think that everyone is […]

Divorce Rates in America: Contributing factors and looking at demographics

Is the divorce rate REALLY 50%? American media has long been interested in divorce rates among our population. Common, yet incorrect, knowledge is that 50% of marriages end in divorce. There are two common data sets used to determine divorce rates. The American Census and the American Community Survey. The Census is taken every ten […]

From Mediation to Litigation: A look at how much a divorce costs.

Let’s take a look. If you’re wondering how much a divorce costs, you’re not alone. In fact, that is probably one of the first things people think of when they contemplate ending their marriage. And for this question…we have a very concrete answer for you: It depends on the situation. Yes, unfortunately each scenario is […]