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Age, infidelity and a hostile family can all be divorce factors

Married Georgia residents or those considering getting married should review the top reasons why people get divorced. Knowing what might lead your marriage to the divorce route might also provide clues about what to avoid and what to work on. While some of the reasons are not surprising, such as financial issues, others might be more unexpected.

According to the National Center for Biotechnology Information, there are some common causes of divorce. Religion and lack of premarital education are factors involved in many divorces. Likewise, heath issues and substance abuse can also become problems for married couples. Getting married too young often means that a marriage might be doomed. Domestic violence can also be the deciding factor when a spouse chooses to seek a divorce. If family is not on board with the relationship, the marriage might also suffer. Finally, the most common causes for the end of a marriage are infidelity, disagreements and fighting and lack of commitment.

If communication lines break down between the spouses, and their other differences become impossible to overcome, divorce might be the only option. In that case, the spouses need to be prepared for all the changes the process might bring. If the spouses have marital assets, the process will include negotiations for the division of these properties. If they have children, there will be child custody and support matters to sort out. The process can be long and tedious, with emotions running high.

Residents of Georgia who find themselves contemplating divorce might find it beneficial to consult a lawyer who can better explain state legislation, options available and possible outcomes of the process. The lawyer can also represent their client in negotiations with their ex-spouse and during court appearances.

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