Protecting from the cost of divorce

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For many couples, 8 January was D-Day. That is, 'Divorce Day', writes Mark Cracknell, head of protection distribution at Aviva.

This was a term coined by professionals within the legal and charity space who reportedly receive a significant increase in divorce calls and enquiries in the post-Christmas slump. Sadly, January typically sees a peak in divorces, as the pressures of the festive season prove the last straw for many couples already at breaking point. In January 2017, Relate, a relationship charity, received a 24 percent increase in calls to their helpline compared with the average month,[1] while Google trend analysis shows January 2016 was one of the most popular months for divorce searches in the las...

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