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Statistics Show More Divorces Filed In January Than Any Other Month

STUDIO CITY (CBS) — Did you known more divorces are filed in January than any other month of the year?

Family law attorney Michael Kelly visited the KCAL 9 studios Wednesday to talk about why so many divorces are filed in the beginning of the year and what to do if you are considering ending a marriage.

For many, New Year's resolutions inspire the need to begin a new life -- by filing for divorce. With "Divorce Season" well under way, you can sure the hotlines at family-law offices everywhere will be ringing off the hook from now until Valentine's Day with the disheartened cries and irreconcilable differences of unhappy couples.

People can and more importantly should, prepare for January's Divorce Season just as you would any other difficult time of year like flu and tax season, according to Kelly. There are several key things you need to consider if and when entering into a divorce this time of year if you want to make the process as painless as possible and beneficial to all parties involved.

For tips from Kelly and more information, visit him online.

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