It is never too late to get divorced. Divorce after 50 usually looks very different than the dissolution of a marriage between people in their 20s or 30s. Located in Vernon Hills, Gauthier Family Law provides excellent legal representation to older divorce clients in Northern Illinois.
Divorce After A Long Marriage
Most of the time, people going through “gray divorce” do not have minor children, so there is no need to determine allocation of parental responsibilities or child support. On the other hand, the longer you and your spouse were married, the more assets and debts you likely have amassed together. For more than a decade, attorney Michael Gauthier has assisted clients with division of assets, handling complex valuables such as:
- Retirement accounts
- Real estate
- Family-owned businesses
- Bank accounts
- Investment portfolios
You may not have expected to end your marriage after 30, 40 or 50 years together, but now you must make decisions that will keep you financially comfortable in your retirement years. If you did not earn an income during your marriage, you may be entitled to spousal maintenance, along with an equitable portion of the marital assets. And if you were the primary breadwinner, our law firm will represent your interests and work toward an acceptable financial settlement.