Divorce After 50

Divorce After 50

Your Guide to the Unique Legal & Financial Challenges

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Addresses late-life divorce, covering ways to divorce; how to get guidance from friends, family and lawyers; the intricacies of marital property; how to survive financially during and after a divorce; how health care and estate planning are impacted; and much more. Original. Table. Charts. Forms.

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Green, a family law attorney, offers a guide for individuals getting divorced after age 50. She describes the role of lawyers, family members, children, and others, then divorce options, division of property, assets, debts and taxes, health care coverage, financial survival, estate planning issues, and the settlement agreement, ending with survival stories. Annotation ©2016 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (protoview.com)

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Today, 1 in 4 people going through a divorce are over 50. Over-50 divorces can be more financially burdensome because they usually involve alimony, retirement, health insurance, and Social Security benefits – this book covers all these issues and more.
A road map for late-life divorce

Divorce can be emotionally devastating at any time, but the emotional and financial challenges are even greater for people who divorce later in life and can face complicated issues of blended families, health care concerns, and retirement planning.

Attorney Janice Green brings 30-plus years of experience as a divorce lawyer, and in particular her experience counseling clients over 50, to Divorce After 50. She addresses:
    • Divorce options (including mediation and collaborative divorce)
    • How to receive the best guidance from lawyersand professional advisers
    • Dividing marital property fairly
    • Retirement plan rules
    • Spousal support (alimony)
    • How divorce affects estate planning
    • Keeping good health care (updated to include new rules under the Affordable Care Act)
The book also includes divorce survival stories that illustrate your options and provide encouragement. They got through it, and with the help of Divorce After 50, you can, too.

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Discusses the emotional, social, legal, and financial effects of late-life divorce.

Publisher: Berkeley, CA : Nolo, 2016
Edition: Third edition
ISBN: 9781413322279
Branch Call Number: 306.89 GREEN
Characteristics: 377 pages ; 23 cm
Alternative Title: Divorce after fifty
Notes: Includes index


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