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The divorce statistics in the US are alarming. Approximately half of all marriages end in divorce. Approximately 85% of divorces in the US are initiated by women.

This isn’t because women are unhappier, it’s because women know that divorce laws favor them.

The statistics show that men are at a real disadvantage in a divorce.

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Nearly 70% of men report that they are unhappy with their divorce attorneys. Most of those men feel that their attorney’s failed them.

In fact, divorce attorneys have the lowest satisfaction rate of all legal practice types.

This means that statistically speaking; there is an excellent change you’ll be unhappy with your divorce attorney.

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Most men report that the division of assets and debt are generally fair. Financial issues like alimony, child support, retirement accounts, and selling a home at a loss are much more difficult and not always fair.

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When it comes to child custody, the statistics are disturbing. Less than 1% of parents are “awarded” joint custody.

Joint custody generally occurs only when the mother agrees to it. Joint custody is almost never ordered by the judge.

In the US, less than 2% of child custody cases are settled by a judge in court. More than 98% of all child custody cases settle out of court before ever reaching a judge.

This statistic is misleading however. Divorce statistics don’t tell the “story” behind the numbers.

It implies that 98% of all custody disputes are amicably settled without going to court.

This is true. However; the fact of the matter is that the system is specifically designed to wear fathers down financially and emotionally before a court date is reached.

Any father that’s been through the child custody process can tell you that.

Divorce statistics don’t capture the after affects of divorce and affects on children growing up in a fatherless home where the mother has used the courts to push the father out of the children’s lives.

Here are the facts:

  • Children growing up in fatherless homes are:

  • 5 times more likely to commit suicide.

  • 32 times more likely to run away.

  • 20 times more likely to have behavioral disorders.

  • 14 times more likely to commit rape.

  • 9 times more likely to drop out of high school.

  • 10 times more likely to abuse chemical substances.

  • 9 times more likely to end up in a state-operated institution.

  • 20 times more likely to end up in prison.

Nearly all men in prison today share one thing in common: They were all raised by single mothers.

The fact is this: When fathers get forced out of children’s lives, the children suffer.


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