Why is September One of the Busiest Months for Divorce?

Our Francine Bristo looks at why is September one of the Busiest Months for Divorce?

Every year as with January, we notice an increase in enquiries during September.  This may surprise some as it sees the return of children to school and is could be looked upon as a positive and optimistic time for couples.  Whilst it may be for some, September can be a difficult time for many couples and is a popular time of the year for spouses to file for divorce.  It is not clear why more petitions are lodged in September, couples do not consciously choose a time of year to separate, we suspect there are many reasons for this.

Couples may have used a summer holiday as a time to reflect on their relationship.  Returning to ‘normality’ and everyday routines may mean spouses decide to finally give up the struggle of pretending to be a ‘normal’ and