Monthly Archives: October 2014

Gray Divorce

Gray Divorce on The Rise

According to a new report by Susan L. Brown and I-Fen Lin, sociologists at Bowling Green State University, the divorce rate for Americans over the age of 50 has doubled since 1990. What is...
Child Custody

When Can Children Decide for Themselves?

You may have heard that there is a certain age, such as 12 or 14, when a child can decide for himself or herself which parent to live with. This is actually not true,...
holidays and divorce

Planning for the Holidays

If you are facing a divorce, it is not uncommon to have questions and concerns about planning for the holiday season. After all, you and your former spouse are not likely to spend the...
gray divorce california

How to Handle Divorce Like A “Grownup”

Over the last few years, midlife divorce numbers have skyrocketed. There are many reasons for this, but some experts suggest that as the population is getting older, people are no longer content with settling...
grandparents and divorce

The Role Of Grandparents In Divorce

Grandparents often take a backseat in the divorce process, no matter how involved they were with their grandchildren prior to the divorce. In California, grandparents may have more rights in a divorce situation than...
january divorce

Tips For Surviving Divorce And Starting Over

Marriage has been a part of society for centuries but married couples still have problems. Although over 90 percent of people marry before they reach the age of 30, over 50 percent of those...
Handling Art During a Divorce

How To Handle Art During A Divorce

One problem that some couples face when going through a divorce is the question of how art investments should be divided. You may have spent many years and gone to great financial lengths to...
wealthy kids and divorce

Wealthy Kids Hit Harder Than Poor Kids In Divorce

A recent study suggests that children from wealthier families may be affected more negatively in a divorce than those from poorer families. Researchers based their conclusions on data that includes a larger behavior spike...
divorce and pets

Pets are Positive for Children of Divorce

Despite parents’ best efforts, children can wind up suffering most during the divorce process. Divorce is not the children’s decision, yet it has a huge effect on their day-to-day life. One of the big...