En español | Getting a divorce at any age has emotional implications, but getting a divorce after 50 comes with the added burden of unique financial challenges. Odds are your accumulated assets, from real estate to investment accounts, are substantial and intertwined. Perhaps your debts are, too. Add to this looming retirement, and it becomes clear why it's trickier to end a marriage after the age of 50. Family attorney Janice Green, author of Divorce After 50: Your Guide to the Unique Legal & Financial Challenges, offers answers to common questions confronting couples going through a late-life divorce.
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