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Divorce on the rise for those over the age of 50

Even couples who have been married for decades may not be immune to the possibility of having marital troubles to the breaking point. When the kids have left the nest and it's just two people in their big Connecticut house for the first time in forever, they both might soon realize that the kids actually kept them together. These individuals may still be young enough to start life anew and may make the difficult decision to divorce.

Financial concerns and divorce

The writing is on the wall. No matter how hard the Connecticut couple has tried, the marriage simply will not work out. When this happens, it is time to review one's situation and take the necessary steps toward divorce.

When your ex opens your mail

You may not get as much mail as you used to, but there are still envelopes that arrive in the mailbox that are for your eyes only. But what about when you move out of the house after you and your ex split up?

Divorce shouldn't be unplanned for young Connecticut couples

As things begin to grow serious for dating Connecticut couples, marriage may become the next step. Thinking about planning a wedding can be exciting, but the foundation of a good marriage is laid when couples learn to communicate openly and honestly. The state of one's finances, including debts, should be discussed with his or her intended spouse, and both should have a clear idea of how the other manages money. Discussing the possibility of a divorce and implementing a prenuptial agreement may be a saving grace later down the road.

Understanding the financial implications of a divorce

The breakup of a marriage is often an unfortunate and difficult situation. Many Connecticut residents find that a marital split may be the only way to save their sanity, while others find the desire to divorce one-sided and sometimes are left feeling emotionally and financially used. One man in another state is feeling exactly that when his wife of only two years asked for a divorce after her debts had been paid by the hard work and financial bestowment of her soon-to-be ex-husband.

Adult children raise divorce issues for Connecticut seniors

As older Connecticut couples and seniors across the world have come to realize, outliving one or more spouses and finding love after a separation is becoming a more common occurrence. Investing in new relationships often provides older couples a sense of being young again. With a new marriage, the possibility of the death of the new spouse or a future divorce can create unease in adult children who see the new stepparent as a threat to their expected future inheritance.

What happens to the family pet in a divorce?

The dissolution of a marriage can be a very stressful time for couples who are seeking to separate their once-entangled lives. When most people hear the word divorce, they often conjure up the idea of who gets what with regard to tangible property. Recently, Connecticut has witnessed an uptick of divorce cases involving pets, which is creating a tipping point for some couples. Who gets the fur baby when both parties may have a vested interest in the family pet?

Technology complicates divorce issues for Connecticut residents

When a Connecticut spouse who has been in an abusive or controlling relationship decides to end the union, that person's significant other may not be ready to move on. Controlling and abusive partners can make leaving the relationship, filing for divorce and working through divorce issues a fearful and stress-laden event. Advances in technology have made access to a person's whereabouts, phone conversations and other private matters legally available to almost anyone who wishes to track that person using a GPS or tracking application installed on that person's cell phone.

January is the month for Connecticut divorce

It is a well-known fact among many Connecticut attorneys and family court officials that January is a season of separation. Divorce filings seem to skyrocket in the month of January, and the reasons are as scattered as the wrapping paper on Christmas morning. With New Year's resolutions being made, the need for changes in one's life may spark the desire for ending a marriage that has been riddled with issues for some time.

Understanding the financial implications of a Connecticut divorce

Relationships have their ups and downs, and most couples know when the downs have hit rock bottom with no way to go back up. What was once a lifelong commitment founded on a friendship and love can deteriorate, and severing the ties that bind may be the only option. The monetary aspect of a Connecticut divorce and what follows may not be given a thought until the inevitable is fast approaching. Money is property and dividing up the marital assets is one of the biggest aspects of a divorce. Making the preparations, should a divorce occur, does not guarantee that it will happen, but it does offer a sense of financial security should it become a reality.