Baby Boomer Divorce - Divorce Legal Blogs Posted by Joseph E. Marvin - Lawyers.com

You might be one of many people in Minnesota or beyond who stayed in a struggling marriage for decades for any number of reasons. Perhaps, you wanted your children to grow to adulthood with both parents under one roof. Maybe you just kept hoping things would get better between you and your spouse of many years.

The rate of divorce among people age 55 and beyond has greatly increased in the past 20 or so years. While those who end their marriages at a younger age are often centrally focused on child custody issues, older spouses are often concerned about their retirement benefits, long-term financial provisions and other possible consequences that might impede their ability to adapt to a late-life, independent lifestyle.

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Licensed since 1978

Member at firm Marvin Law Office, L.L.C.

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