As we have come closer to the end of the millennium, it is been easier to obtain an escape from a broken marriage. There have been many laws concerning divorce enforced in the United States that allow a quicker processing time. These laws, often referred to as “no-fault”, grant a divorce to a couple even if only one spouse applies for it. Marriages can be dissolved easily and for little or no reason. Laws including
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society and should not be enforced. Our divorce laws define what the commitment to marriage is, and they should treat marriage as a business contract. Children should be taken into consideration when divorce is considered, as the results of a broken family can be mentally detrimental to children. The no-fault laws have encouraged casual attitudes towards the bond of marriage, and they have caused a steady increase in the divorce rate in the United States.