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Yorkville gray divorce attorney

If you are over the age of 50, the safety issues and the hassles associated with the divorce process might make it seem near impossible to get a divorce during the pandemic. It is even easier to put a gray divorce on the back burner when you consider all the warnings from public health officials stating that older people tend to be at higher risk of contracting COVID-19 if not “locked down.” Here in Illinois, the divorce courts have been able to adjust to the “new normal” and attempt to restore some semblance of “business as usual” with regards to divorce cases, adapting when necessary to protect all parties involved from the pandemic. In other words, you can pursue that divorce based on the following reassurances.

4 Ways Illinois Restored Safe Divorce Court Operations

It is true that when the COVID-19 pandemic first became a major statewide problem in Illinois during March of this year, the courts closed entirely to comply with Governor Pritzker’s Stay-at-Home Order, creating a backlog of cases. However, within less than a few months, recognizing that the pandemic would last for an extended period of time—and also seeing that the state had the five-phase “Restore Illinois” reopening plan in process, the court system began altering its processes to accommodate this “new normal.” A few of the ways that the Illinois judicial branch operations have remained flexible during these challenging times include:

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Kendall County gray divorce attorney

While finances are a major part of your life that will dramatically change upon going through a gray divorce, the emotional impact of that divorce can be staggering and sometimes even incapacitating. That is because, at your age, the challenges resulting from a divorce are either completely different from those faced when younger, and they may be greatly exacerbated or more difficult to manage due to circumstances in your life. Following is a closer look at the emotional toll of a gray divorce and how you can overcome it.

Advice to Manage Emotional Challenges of a Gray Divorce

With gray divorces being one of the most common types of divorces these days, more and more Baby Boomers are faced with the new prospect of living the rest of their lives without their partners. Here are some ways to avoid or limit the emotional difficulties you might face as a result:

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