Divorce Lawyers at The Massachusetts Family Law Group Prepared for
Summer Increase in Divorce Filings
Irwin M. Pollack, founder and lead attorney of The Massachusetts Family Law Group, says that
he and his team of Massachusetts divorce lawyers are fully prepared for the yearly rise in divorce
filings that comes after Memorial Day weekend. The divorce lawyers at The Massachusetts
Family Law Group offer the skill and experience necessary to help clients proceed through a
divorce in Massachusetts.
(PRWEB) June 1, 2010 -- As the school year draws to a close, it’s time for the last few classroom projects, time
for the kids to make last minute summer plans – and for many couples, time for a divorce. As in years past, the
divorce lawyers at The Massachusetts Family Law Group -- a domestic relations law firm with offices in
Norwood, Woburn, Worcester, Springfield and Plymouth -- is once again expecting a rise in divorce inquiries and
divorce filings during the summer months.
“Right after Memorial Day weekend, it’s like clockwork,” says Irwin M. Pollack, founder and lead attorney of
The Massachusetts Family Law Group. “It’s predictable. We know the phone is going to start ringing like crazy
once the kids end the school year.”
While about 18,000 individuals file for divorce in Massachusetts each year, the number of new filings by month
or by region isn’t made publically available. However, quarrelling couples often wait until the end of the school
year before splitting up in an attempt to not disrupt their children’s daily security, routine or academic
performance. “Couples may wait until early summer, but the decision to file paperwork is usually the deferral of
a decision that spouses have made months earlier,” says Maria M. Rivera-Ortiz, the firm’s Managing Attorney.
Divorce trends also increase when the youngest children leave for college, leaving couples with more time to
spend together, focusing not on child or family issues, but on each other. Many find they have little in common
and have drifted apar