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Covid’s divorce catalyst

Breaking up could cost you your home and more – so don’t rush in unprepared

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The pandemic has triggered a surge in break-ups worldwide — with some Irish solicitors seeing the number of inquiries about divorce and separation jump by almost a third since the crisis began.

The spike in cases is largely as a result of the increased strain which the enforced confinement of the ongoing Covid lockdowns — and the financial pressures of pandemic-induced unemployment — has put on many relationships.


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