Res Publica - Journal of Undergraduate Research


When an individual mentions divorce, it is easy to become swept up in an array of emotions. Divorce, in many ways, is seen as a beast of legal facets that needs to be understood. This highlights the impact that knowledgeable lawyers have on the general public. Understanding the individual facets of divorce law is imperative. Divorce not only affects two people, but it possesses additional consequences for individuals related to divorcees. Divorce further has the potential to shift the dynamic for an entire family. Additionally, divorce is becoming increasingly prevalent. Current survey data found that steadily half of marriages fail (Mathewson, 2018). Unfortunately, this has placed a consequent strain on the legal system. Due to the frequent occurrence of divorce, new advances are always being made within divorce law that have been used throughout case law.