Question: What divorce does to a woman?

A study recently published in the Journal of Mens Health (JMH) confirms that divorced people, both men and women, suffer higher rates of mortality, depression, illness in general and substance abuse than do married people.

Does a woman always get half in divorce?

In California, there is no 50/50 split of marital property. When a married couple gets divorced, their community property and debts will be divided equitably. This means they will be divided fairly and equally.

Does a wife automatically get half?

No, this is a common misconception. It is not a rule that matrimonial assets be split 50/50 on divorce; however, it is generally a starting point. The courts aim is to divide assets in a way that is fair and equal, but this does not necessarily mean half and half.

How do I leave my wife without losing everything?

Sign up for Breaking News AlertsDig into your spouses business. Protect your flanks. Nail down any money you brought to the marriage. Go after the pension and retirement accounts. Dont expect permanent alimony. Fight for health benefits, when you dont have your own group plan.More items •30 Mar 2011

Will a divorce ruin my life?

Divorce is a major disruptor in ones life and can bring tons of stress—financial, emotional, even spiritual. But many people who go through it also describe feeling an incredible sense of relief.

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