Lawyers Seeing Dramatic Increase In Divorce Filings


Seems all this time together isn't bliss for some married couples. In fact, divorce lawyers are seeing a sharp spike in the number of divorce filings.

Lawyers in New York, which has been particularly hit hard by the pandemic, have seen a 50% rise in clients inquiring about divorce -- due in large part to the stresses of being together all day, as well as the financial strain from not working.

And speaking of finances, many wealthier husbands want to get out of their marriages while the stock market is down, so their net worth is less -- and thus, so are their divorce settlements. (Page Six)