Social Security Strategy for Gray Divorcees

Social Security Strategy for Gray Divorcees

Are You Eligible To Benefit From a Social Security Divorce Loophole? As discussed in previous posts on retirement and divorce, retirement planning for divorcees and the overall trend of the “gray divorce,” more men and women who are at or close to...
How to get your family through wildfires and other disasters

How to get your family through wildfires and other disasters

Help your kids manage trauma from natural disasters This week, more than 26 million residents are under a “red flag warning” due to spreading wildfires in California and Arizona. In Sonoma County, the Kincade Fire has destroyed more than 76,000 acres, land on which...
One California man’s quest to abolish permanent alimony payments

One California man’s quest to abolish permanent alimony payments

Twenty-five years ago, a man named Steve Clark got married. Now, he is divorced and says the monthly alimony payments he is required to make to his ex-wife each month have him rethinking the prospect of getting married altogether. In fact, Clark says that if he had...
Space Case: A Real Life Divorce Drama Among the Stars

Space Case: A Real Life Divorce Drama Among the Stars

How a NASA astronaut ended up in family law’s orbit Chances are you aren’t an astronaut. Maybe you dreamed about being one when you were younger while you were counting the ceiling tiles in math class, but it is just a talented few who actually have The Right...
Millennial marriage trends require planning ahead with a prenup

Millennial marriage trends require planning ahead with a prenup

Dating longer and living together before marriage have legal impacts In a previous post, we discussed the recent trend of older couples getting divorced at a greater rate than they were 30 years ago. The Baby Boomers are breaking up. But what about the other...
Gray divorce is the latest trend among Baby Boomers

Gray divorce is the latest trend among Baby Boomers

More and more couples are choosing not to grow old together It is inevitable that we grow old. For many, the idea of having someone with whom to grow older is a prized comfort. You might think, therefore, that men and women over a certain age would sit back and enjoy...