Any number of reasons can influence a person’s decision to file for divorce. Whatever the reason, spouses can reach a point when they both realize that splitting up is in their best interests. One group that has been particularly affected by divorce over the last decade or so is military families. According to a study recently released in “Journal of Population Economics,” couples impacted by military deployment are more likely to get divorce. In fact, the chances for divorce increase with each additional month of active duty. One of the contributors to the study pointed out that divorce among military families has been especially prevalent over the last decade. Those who enlisted in the military prior to action in Middle East may not have expected the frequency and length of deployments, which can contribute to the decision to divorce. Although military couples take same basic legal steps to complete a … Continue reading What considerations are made in military divorces?