We've all heard a stereotype about divorce that has affected how we thought about the dissolution of marriage. For some people it may have been statistics about the divorce rate. For others, it may have been how troublesome the process can be. And in a large number of those cases, it has caused people to associate a negative stigma with divorce in general.
Divorce can be one of the most difficult phases of life for a separating couple. Although the Massachusetts divorce rate is one of the lowest in the country, divorce is still widespread throughout the state. Readers of our family law blog may be interested to learn of new census data that shows an increase in the rate of divorce in the Bay State.