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• A rising number of spouses are requesting that their child support and alimony obligations be modified, citing hard times.These factors lead to increased business in different ways. When people can't make their child support or alimony payments, they need to pay an attorney to go to court and request a modification. Second, when divorces get more contentious as assets dwindle, they often drag on longer and lead to more work for the lawyers involved. Finally, the couples who are looking to take advantage of lower asset valuations are choosing to divorce now, which adds to family lawyer caseloads.
• More feuding couples are struggling to reach divorce settlements because all the assets are worth less.
• Many couples are putting divorce off altogether because they can't afford it, while some wealthier ones are actually seizing on the economy and getting divorced, knowing that they'll have less to hand over to the other spouse.