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5 Things to Know When Divorcing Past 55

By | Divorce

According to a Pew Research Center study, divorce for people over age fifty in the U.S. has doubled since 1990, and tripled for those sixty-five and older.* It’s understandable, considering people are living longer. And in some senses, “gray divorce” tends to be a bit easier—children are usually grown and…

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Child Support and How It is Enforced

By | Child Support

Why Pay Child Support? As you probably already know, raising a child is expensive, and that remains true before, during, and after a divorce. Some ex spouses feel cheated for having to pay child support, or that their ex is getting the better end of the deal if they are…

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Who Gets the Dog in the Divorce

By | Divorce, Dog Custody

In the past, pets have been considered property in a divorce, where one party is awarded the pet like an asset. But today, with pet-custody battles increasing, courts are looking at pets less like a couch, and more like a child. Factors based on animal best-interest are now being considered…

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