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Divorce After 60

Even if your marriage isn't working, going through a divorce after 60 is devastating. Let's talk about recovering from a divorce, dating after divorce and other related topics.

7 months ago

How to Save on Attorney Fees in Divorce

You may not realize this, but when you file divorce papers, you are suing your spouse for divorce. Most people have never been involved in a lawsuit before and have never worked with an attorney for anything other than a traffic ticket or to prepare…

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7 months ago

Should You Choose Legal Separation or Divorce?

When contemplating the termination of your marriage, the choice between legal separation and divorce can be perplexing. Although both options involve a legal procedure to dissolve the marriage, it is essential to understand…

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7 months ago

My Continuing Friendship with My Two Exes

I ask myself this question often: how did I remain good friends with not one, but two ex-husbands? First, let me say that I am eternally grateful for that. There is no magic answer, but rather an ironic one; I chose two good men. If tomorrow…

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7 months ago

Navigating Spousal Support Payments in Divorce Over 60

When couples over the age of 60 contemplate divorce, they encounter various factors that influence their decision. Despite sharing a significant portion of their lives together and often maintaining a relatively amicable divorce process…

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8 months ago

Gray Divorce: Why You Need Financial Advice!

Although many think that after 20, 25 or even 35 years of marriage it will surely last “til death do us part,” more and more baby boomers are divorcing late in life. Divorcing after age 50, which is being called “gray divorce” is the fast growing…

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8 months ago

10 Ways to Prioritize Your Health and Well-being While Coping with Divorce

Have you prioritized your health during your divorce? Most women would answer no. With the overwhelm and emotions from divorce, the last thing many of us think about is our health. We have a long history of taking care of everyone else, but not ourselves…

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9 months ago

Court Ordered Division of Retirement Benefits in Divorce

To divide a 401(k) plan or pension in divorce, a court order is required. In the private sector, this document is called a Qualified Domestic Relations Order, or “QDRO,” and I will use that term generically in this article. However, federal plans…

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9 months ago

Gray Divorce: Tips for Splitting Up After 60

Over the past few years, gray divorce has been increasing. Since 1990, the rate of people over the age of 50 getting a divorce has doubled. What exactly is a gray divorce? Most of the time, the term “gray divorce” refers to couples…

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9 months ago

How Does Infidelity Affect Divorce?

Overall, the American Psychological Association estimates about 20-40% of divorces are due to infidelity. The breach of trust and the dissolution of a once-committed relationship can leave lasting wounds. Nevertheless, it is possible…

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10 months ago

Leaving a Marriage After 60: How to Know When it’s Time to Let Go

Marriages, especially ones that have lasted for decades, take work. Every day will not be a honeymoon. Arguments, compromises, and sacrifices will no doubt be daily currency. While the give and take in a relationship is normal, there are…

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