Are you considering divorce? It is estimated that almost one million couples end their marriages each year. Divorce occurs for a variety of reasons, and some may surprise you. Here is a list of the top 18 reasons for divorce in California from the San Francisco divorce attorneys at The Law Offices of Paul H. Nathan.
- Financial stress, including unemployment, overspending, debt
- Disagreements on how to spend or manage money
- Different expectations about household tasks
- Communication problems
- Physical abuse
- Sexual abuse
- Verbal, emotional, or mental abuse
- Financial abuse
- Substance abuse
- Fertility problems
- Disagreements about child rearing
- Sexual incompatibilities
- Cultural, ethnic, or religious differences
- Unfulfilled dreams and expectations
- Mental illness
Why are you getting divorced? Divorces in California are granted based on the grounds of irreconcilable differences. The details of the differences don’t matter. Since California is a no-fault state, either spouse has the right to end a marriage, even if the partner disagrees.
Whatever your reason, don’t go into a divorce unprepared. San Francisco divorce lawyer Paul Nathan has written a book to help women plan for divorce. Order your copy of What Every Woman in California Should Know About Divorce by clicking on the link in the sidebar.
The women-only divorce attorneys at The Law Offices of Paul H. Nathan are committed to helping women find a fresh start through the California divorce process. To schedule an appointment, call 415-341-1144.