Why the Increase in Gray Divorces?

On behalf of Michael J. Smith, Attorney at Law, LLC
Mar 29,2022

The divorce rate is going up among people over 50. This article takes a look at factors that are driving the increase in “gray” divorces. https://katiecouric.com/lifestyle/relationships/boomer-gray-divorce-increase/

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Your Divorce Is Just That. Yours.

On behalf of Michael J. Smith, Attorney at Law, LLC
Mar 22,2022

Your marriage is no one’s business but yours. It is important to make decisions on what is best for you and your children, not the opinions of relatives, friends and colleagues. With that said, at least you don’t have to worry about disappointing the queen. https://www.cosmopolitan.com/entertainment/celebs/a39460669/queen-deeply-upset-kids-divorced/

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Pandemic-Inspired Estate Planning

On behalf of Michael J. Smith, Attorney at Law, LLC
Mar 14,2022

Has living through a pandemic caused you to think more about your estate plan or lack thereof? Everyone needs an estate plan and the second best time to act is now (the best time to act was yesterday). https://www.kiplinger.com/retirement/estate-planning/604286/how-to-protect-your-estate-a-pandemic-inspired-checklist?amp

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Slain Spouse Wanted a Divorce

On behalf of Michael J. Smith, Attorney at Law, LLC
Mar 03,2022

Sadly, stories of violence in the midst of divorce are all too common. An order of protection can be sought to protect spouses, children and other family members from family violence. https://nypost.com/2022/01/27/illinois-state-trooper-killed-wife-who-wanted-a-divorce-in-murder-suicide/

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