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Filing for divorce after decades of marriage

On Behalf of | Oct 13, 2017 | Divorce, Firm News |

All sorts of issues can arise during the process of divorce, such as a disagreement over child custody or stress regarding the division of property. However, the emotional toll of divorce should not be overlooked and divorce can be particularly difficult for those who have been married for decades. Sometimes, people in this position may also be elderly, which can make the end of marriage especially hard. Our firm knows how tough splitting up with a spouse can be after so many years and we believe that you should do all you can to protect your future.

Before you file for divorce, or as soon as you find out that your marriage will be coming to an end, it is vital to start thinking ahead. You should be aware of the different ways that ending a marriage can affect your finances, whether you will be required to pay alimony or will lose access to property. If you are no longer able to work, it is particularly important to be prepared for the different challenges that could pop up in the months and years ahead.

On top of the financial effects of divorce, you could have a hard time adjusting to life without your spouse if you have been married for a very long time. By preparing yourself for the changes that are around the corner, the transition may be easier for you. If you make your way to our divorce page, you can read through even more on ending a marriage.