According to a recent study by the University of Missouri, there is a correlation between Twitter usage and divorce.  Specifically, higher amounts of Twitter usage was linked to higher conflict between couples.  Unsurprisingly, a 2013 report in the Journal of Cyberpsychology, Behavior and Social Networking found similar results from excessive Facebook use. […]

Can Your Marriage Withstand Social Media?

A pretty nice infographic on the Huffington Post this morning (crediting a Brown University study, the American Community Survey, and the Daily Beast), showing the divorce rates in different states in the U.S., as well as the top cities in that regard.  http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/11/04/us-divorce-rate_n_4184261.html Notably our little chain in the Pacific […]

HuffPo Graphic Shows Varying Divorce Rates in the U.S.

Lawyers often speak about how the law is a living thing, and how it evolves over time.  This applies to the field of divorce/family law as well.  One of the factors in the evolution of the law is the influence of technology.  Some examples: A Maryland court recently held that […]

Marriage and divorce, tech style

A lot of debate about whether the Recession’s impact on divorce.  Specifically, whether the Recession INCREASED or DECREASED divorce.  Finally, an answer:  we don’t really know. http://www.pewsocialtrends.org/2012/05/02/divorce-and-the-great-recession/ Nevertheless, the Pew discussion on what we can extract is interesting material.

The Recession’s Impact on Divorce