Divorcing in old age is much different from divorcing while young, assuming the old partners have been married to the same spouses for a long time. Here are some of the issues that are more likely to apply to divorcing seniors than younger couples: You May Not Have Custody Issues In most cases, custody orders or arrangements cease (barring a few exceptional cases) when a child turns 18. Now, there are lots of senior citizens whose children are still minors, but there are many others that don't have minor children.
As an elderly person, you are keenly aware of the fact that your health or your mind could begin to fail you at any time. It is at this point, that most people in your age group begin to look at powers of attorney. These are guardians who take responsibility over you. There is a power of attorney for estate, power of attorney for financial, power of attorney for health and medical, etc.
If you've recently moved into a new house and your neighbors are claiming you've infringed on their property line with your new fence, you may not know what to do. Sure, the idea of contacting a lawyer can be intimidating, but if your neighbors are insistent that you're on their property and you can't prove otherwise, an attorney may be the best choice. I created this site to help people just like you understand the laws surrounding property boundaries, real estate claims, and similar issues. I hope that the information here will give you some clarity as to whether or not you need to consult an attorney to protect your interests.