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Salt Lake City Utah divorce attorney comments on increase in divorce for individuals over age 50

Jeff Butler

Salt Lake City, Utah, divorce rates have increased for individuals over age 50 which keeps Utah divorce attorneys busy, if Utah falls in line with national averages. According to an NBC new report, although there has been a stabilization of divorce rates, the age group of 50 and above have seen a spike in divorce, as these individuals end their marriages in an attempt to start over. In the 1990s, only 10% of marriages in this age group would get divorced. The divorce rate has now risen to 25% of marriages for individuals over age 50. The article explains that women usually initiate the divorce, based on their feelings that their husbands are not contributing enough to the marriage and that the women feel they will be better off leaving the relationship.

Divorce in Salt Lake City can be a complicated matter, and you should talk with a Utah lawyer. If you are looking at divorce options, talk with a Salt Lake City, Utah, divorce attorney at Pearson, Butler & Carson, PLLC. Our family law and divorce lawyer team offer free consultations. Call (800) 265-2314 to schedule a free consultation with a family law attorney.

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Salt Lake City Utah divorce attorney comments on increase in divorce for individuals over age 50

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