Divorce is on the rise. The social, emotional, and economic partnership that constitutes the foundation of the family is succumbing to both external and internal pressures, resulting in an alarming rate of divorce, an event which has significant consequences for the involved spouses and children.
Torrence M. Hinnant,
Allocating the Fruits of a Marriage: A Look at Virginia's New Domestic Relations Statute,
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