This blog regularly reports on the changing demographics of divorce. One of the trends that has been documented is the rise in so-called gray divorces. In fact, the number of divorces involving couples over the age of 50 has doubled over the past 25 years. While a divorce at this age certainly has serious effects on retirement income, commentators are now looking into the effect such splits have on grandchildren.
Minnesota parents getting divorced know that custody concerns are paramount in a split. For parents with children who are parents, however, this is less of a concern. Grandchildren relationships, though, are now being raised as a concern or point of dispute in a split.