Divorce After 50: Your Guide to the Unique Legal & Financial Challenges [NOOK Book]

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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 ...
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Divorce After 50: Your Guide to the Unique Legal & Financial Challenges

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Overview

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.

Written by an attorney who specializes in divorce among the over-50 age group, Divorce After 50 covers these subjects and much more:

-how to get guidance from friends, family, and, as needed, lawyers
-ways to divorce -- collaborative, mediated, contested, etc.
-marital property: what it is, what you do with it, and how to divide assets and liabilities
-how to survive financially during and after divorce
-how health care and estate planning are impacted by divorce
-alternatives to divorce, including post-nuptial agreements

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.
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"Dealing with Divorce after 50 — health conditions, adult children, cheating and hidden assets! How aging affects your decisions." —KGO TV - ABC 7 San Francisco, CA -The View from the Bay
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781413318203
  • Publisher: NOLO
  • Publication date: 2/11/2013
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 370
  • Sales rank: 270,420
  • File size: 4 MB

Meet the Author

Janice L. Green is a family law attorney who has practiced in Austin, Texas, for more than 30 years, the last 26 as a partner in the AV-rated boutique family law firm, Farris & Green. She is Board Certified in Family Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, a Fellow in the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, named to Best Lawyers in America, and a Texas Monthly Super Lawyer. She is a frequent lecturer and published author of more than 40 articles on family law. Green is an Honors graduate of the University of Texas School of Law and Phi Beta Kappa graduate of the University of Texas. While continuing to reside in Austin, she makes time to escape to her cabin-home outside Pagosa Springs, Colorado, to garden, write, and relish mountain sunsets.
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Table of Contents

1. Your Late-Life Divorce Companion
2. How Did I Get Here? The Rhyme and Reason of Late-Life Divorce
3. Getting Guidance—The Professional Side
4. Getting Guidance—The Personal Side
5. Your Divorce Options
6. Marital Property: Steps to a Fair Division
7. The Big-Ticket Items: Your Home, Your Retirement, and Your Family Business
8. More About Assets—And What They’re Worth to You
9. The Bad News: Debts and Taxes
10. The Health Care Puzzle
11. Your Financial Survival
12. Estate Planning and Divorce
13. The End Game: Finishing Up and Moving On
14. Survival
 Appendixes
 A. Inventory of Assets and Liabilities
 B. State Risk Pool Contact Information
 C. Assessing Your Living Expenses
 Index

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