‘The most I’ve ever seen’: Lawyers say divorces skyrocketing in York Region

Two experienced lawyers agree on numbers, disagree on cause of spike in divorces

There have been plenty of predictions throughout the coronavirus pandemic, ranging from a spike in domestic abuse to the collapse of the economy to the potential for a second wave of the virus.

Now we’re in Phase 2, attention is shifting to marriage.

And two York region lawyers are suggesting the region is witnessing a huge spike in divorce numbers, the like of which we’ve never seen.

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