The COVID divorce
During the Great Depression and the Great Recession divorce rates fell before increasing as the economy recovered. Based on this history and a 34 percent increase in self-help divorce template sales compared to sales this time last year, experts are expecting courts to soon be busy with divorce cases. With households experiencing less income during the Great Recession courts saw an increase in self-represented divorce cases. Coupled with the data on self-help divorce materials sales, a large number of pro se divorce cases might follow the coronavirus pandemic.