In the summer of 2015, a landmark case called Obergefell v. Hodges came to a close. The Supreme Court was overseeing the case, and they ruled on June 26 that same-sex marriage couldn't be banned on the state level. This led to a lot of changes to marriage law around the country as states that still made it illegal had to update their laws.
Many studies have come to the same conclusion: If your parents ended up getting divorced, the odds are higher than you will, too. This doesn't mean there are not examples that don't fit this model or that every person with divorced parents won't have a life-long marriage. But the studies simply show that it's move likely. Why does this happen?
For some in Minnesota, the biggest goal with a divorce is simply getting through it as quickly as possible. Both sides know they want the split, they're eager to get it done, and they're trying to avoid a long, drawn out process in the courts.
If you're considering adoption, you may be very interested to see just how common this is and how it typically occurs. These key stats can help show you some of the more recent trends that could impact your decision.