An increasing number of couples in Georgia and around the country are choosing to divorce after being married for decades. In 2014, people at or over age 50 were twice as likely to divorce as they were in 1990, and the number was even higher for people older than 65 years of age. When older people get divorced, there are certain things they need to consider that younger people may not have to deal with.
You stood faithfully by your spouse's side as he served in the military. Now, you find out that he filed for divorce. Whether this comes as a shock or was something you expected, there are some very important things for you to consider as you move through the divorce process.
Some single parents in Georgia may struggle to support themselves and their children. This is where child support from the other parent becomes important, but one study indicates that child support is on the decline. In 2014, less than half of eligible parents had a child support agreement in place compared to 60 percent 10 years earlier.