The process of divorce can be an extremely challenging time for many families. It can be extremely tempting for those involved in a highly-contested divorce to simply want to just get the divorce over with, and sign off on any settlements that are proposed.
It used to be that the biggest property fight in nearly every divorce was over who got to keep the house. Now, in the wake of the Great Recession and its attendant foreclosure crisis, this dispute looks much different - couples are fighting over who must take responsibility for the mortgage debt.
There is currently a growing divorce among baby-boomers in the United States. These "gray divorces" often involve couples who have been together for decades, and despite having lived a large portion of their lives together, decide that it is time to move on.