Divorce isn’t fun for anyone, and lawyers don’t exactly turn a difficult situation into a non-stop party.
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As divorce rates for the public at large level off, there's one demographic where divorce rates are actually increasing: seniors. So-called "gray divorces" have been on the rise since the Baby Boomer generation started reaching retirement age, and the unique issues senior citizens bring to a split can catch even a previously divorced couple by surprise.
If you're over 65, and involved in a divorce or you think you might be soon, it helps to know how gray divorce is different from splits among younger couples.
Most state courts decide child support figures based on a combination of factors and formulaic calculations that take into account both parents' incomes and the needs of the children involved. The goal of the courts is usually to ensure that children's basic needs are being met and that both parents are contributing in an appropriate way to the monetary obligation involved with raising children.