Divorce can be disruptive to daily life and future plans at any age. However, when a couple over a certain age decides to divorce, the process can be much more complex. There are circumstances and factors that older Pennsylvania couples may have to think about that may not plague a couple that is younger.
One area that makes a divorce more complicated after retirement age is if the couple has already made estate-planning preparations. A divorce can impact finances across the board and make certain estate plans for adult children an issue or obligation that may not currently work. Assets may be redistributed, and one party may no longer have the authority to say where that asset is to go after a passing.