April Showers Brings…Divorce Surge

Since different variations on the saying “April Showers Brings May Flowers” can be traced back to the 1600’s it is no surprise that the downturn in the weather is what feeds the upturn in blooms and that has been occurring for hundreds of years.  The same can be said for marriages: upturns and downturns.  The month of May often comes a sense of renewal, which is another time of year when there is a noticeable divorce surge; whether you consider that an upturn or downturn probably explains a lot about the question, “Is this time of renewal the “right” time to file for divorce?”   The only person that can truly answer that is…you.  What is missing and what are you seeking?  Whether it is quality time, growing apart, physical separation, positive support, balancing roles or something that you just can’t quite put your finger on, can you both work through it together or is it too far gone?  Whether you are confident you are ready to proceed with filing for divorce or still weighing your next steps, you can schedule an initial consultation with an attorney to better prepare you for the future, wherever that may be.   You can find Jennifer R. Ward, Founder of WARD FAMILY LAW, LLC at www.wardfamilylawchicago.com or you can follow her on Facebook @WardFamilyLaw, Instagram @divorcerer, Google Plus @Wardfamilylawchicago and Twitter @WardFamLawIL


Jennifer R. Ward has exclusively practiced in the matrimonial and family law field for nearly 20 years. Furthermore, Ms. Ward is Adjunct Faculty at the John Marshall Law School teaching family law legal drafting to law students and has done so since 2005.

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