Child Support Has Chilling Effect on Divorce

One way the anticipated custodial spouse can probably save an ailing marriage (where there are minor children) is simply to advise the expected non-custodial spouse of how much child support he or she would be obligated to pay in the event of a divorce.

At least that’s the cynical conclusion of a study recently reported on by the Observer UK. But “word on the street” in this country does lend some support to the study’s conclusions even outside the UK.

You can read more about reaction to the study in the UK in Cash fears lead to fall in divorce rates.