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July 2016 Archives

Special concerns for later-in-life divorce

Hundreds of factors can impact a couple's long-term happiness. In some cases, couples find when their children are grown and move out of the family house, they are no longer compatible. In fact, some reports indicate that while the number of divorces as a whole are declining, more couples over the age of 50 are seeking a divorce. For older people in New Hampshire seeking a divorce, there may be some special considerations.

Personal happiness reason to seek a divorce

Couples in New Hampshire likely have a variety of different reasons to stay in their marriages, even if they are unhappy. They may be worried about the social stigma and about the impact that a divorce might have on children. However, the end of a relationship, while emotionally challenging, is often the first step toward personal happiness.

Evolution of divorce: Three different options for resolution

Divorce is not what it once was. The old notion of a couple heading into a courtroom to duke it out over who gets what and where the children should go is no longer the only option. Couples getting a divorce today have several options to consider:

Prenuptial agreements often ease divorce

When a couple in New Hampshire makes the decision to marry, they are often swept up into the sea of seemingly never-ending decisions that must be made. In addition to planning a wedding, they must decide where they will live and how their households will be consolidated. However, some family law professionals advise couples planning to marry to consider the importance of protecting their finances by considering how property will be divided in the event of a divorce.

Divorce: Lisa Marie Presley seeks to end marriage

Because of the glamour and history connected to certain celebrities, it is often easy to overlook the fact that they experience many of the same struggles as people in New Hampshire. In fact, the pressures placed on public figures by the media and busy schedules can actually create more complications in such a person's financial life, for example. Lisa Marie Presley, daughter of famous singer Elvis, has recently filed for divorce, seeking to end her fourth marriage.