Peggy offers a free legal clinic at the Edmonds Senior Center at 1PM on the first Wed of every month, and at the Mountlake Terrace Senior Center at 1PM on the third Wed of every month.
“Historically we thought, ‘Older people, they don't get divorced...,’ Now one in four people getting divorced is over the age of 50. In 1990, it was less than one in 10”
– Susan L. Brown, co-director of the National Center for Family & Marriage Research at Bowling Green University in Ohio
Divorce, separation, remarriage, and partnerships, while not easy for the young, can be dauntingly complex for those of us over age 55. We used to sing, “Ain't no river wide enough to keep me from you.” Now we're older and wiser, and perhaps we need to be a little more practical.
Law firms with elder law expertise are needed to deal with a new tangle of issues around affairs of the heart.
Here are just some of the areas that can be affected by divorce, remarriage, or cohabitation after divorce: