The recession may be better than marriage counselors at keeping troubled marriages going, but probably for the wrong reason. Divorce lawyer Marc F. Greene says many of his clients are staying married simply because of the higher living costs involved following a separation. And some of those couples who are divorcing are cooperating more, because they want to keep their lawyer fees down. With divorce practices in flux, lawyers, especially solos and those in small firms, are diversifying to stay afloat.
Bad Economy Makes Troubled Couples Avoid Divorce
The Connecticut Law Tribune
February 6, 2009