When did you know you were getting divorced?

You’ve started planning for divorce. Maybe you haven’t told your spouse yet, but you’re looking into your options and taking preliminary steps to gather the paperwork that you’ll need. It’s clear to you that you are going to end your marriage sooner rather than later....

What is a gray divorce?

Gray divorce is certainly not a technical term but merely applies to many divorce cases when people are in their 50s, 60s or beyond. There are other names for it, such as silver divorce, but they all refer to the same thing: People who are later in life and deciding...

Heartache and depression after a divorce

For some people, bringing their marriage to a close can feel like a relief and take a lot of weight off of their shoulders. For others, however, the divorce process can be emotionally taxing, and some people may have regrets about various decisions that they made or...

Recovering owed child support payments

When one parent has physical custody of a child, he or she may rely on the help of the other parent to provide financial support to ensure a child’s basic needs are met. Problems can occur when one parent is late with payments or stops making them altogether....

Divorce over 50 can be a financial bust

The number of couples in Michigan and around the country who divorce over the age of 50 has increased more than two-fold over the last 20 years. However, experts say that splitting in later life, a phenomenon known as “gray divorce”, can create a unique...