MANHATTAN: Why does New York's least populous borough have so many divorce filings?

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Is Manhattan the divorce capital of New York State? Yes, if you believe judge Matthew Cooper and he thinks the legislature is to blame. According to Judge Cooper, New York County Supreme Court gets the highest number of divorce filings each year, even though Manhattan, which is the borough serviced by NY Supreme, is one of …

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FLORIDA: The Divorce Capital of the United States is Panama City, Florida? Not a chance!

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This being the case, it is arguable that the huge number of divorces in Panama City should not, without more, be enough to catapult it to the “Divorce Capital of the United States.” As was demonstrated in the London situation (which again is the benchmark and pioneer of this stat) it takes more than the number of divorce or the divorce rate to make a city the “divorce capital.”