Divorce After 50

Divorce After 50

Your Guide to the Unique Legal & Financial Challenges

Book - 2010
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Nolo Press
The only book with legal information and practical advice for older Americans dealing with divorce

Divorce rates are soaring among seniors, but the legal and emotional challenges you face as an older adult are different from those that apply to younger divorcees. That's why you need Divorce After 50, the only guide around that addresses the challenges unique to your age group.

You'll get all the information you need to decide whether and how to divorce, plus plenty of divorce survival stories that help you determine your options -- and show you that there is, indeed, life after divorce, no matter what your age.

Baker & Taylor
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. 10,000 first printing.

Book News
An experienced divorce lawyer details the special emotional and financial issues attending divorce after age 50, a time of life when blended families, health care concerns, and retirement and estate planning are major issues. The book begins and ends with real-life stories of women and men who survived difficult divorces. There are two chapters devoted to seeking and understanding guidance from attorneys and other professionals, and from family and friends. Alternatives to divorce, such as collaborative divorce, long-term separations, and post-marital agreements, are described. There is detailed information on dividing marital property, assets, debts, taxes, and healthcare coverage. Also discussed are issues related to recovering financially and emotionally from the divorce. Appendices offer blank forms for inventorying assets and liabilities, a list of state insurance pool and risk pool contacts, and guidelines for assessing living expenses. Green is a partner in a law firm. Annotation ©2010 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Ingram Publishing Services
An essential guide to the unique issues facing older adults dealing with divorce. For Better, Not Worse is written for this specificand growingdemographic. It addresses latelife divorce from the perspective of an attorney with extensive experience dealing with older adults, combining practical advice with legal information about the issues unique to latelife divorce. Plus, readers will find plenty of "grab your bootstraps" survival stories that illustrate options and provide encouragement.

& Taylor

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

Publisher: Berkeley, CA : Nolo, 2010
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9781413310818
Branch Call Number: 306.89 GR
Characteristics: 370 p. ; 23 cm
Alternative Title: Divorce after fifty


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