Divorce is one of those experiences that many people recognize can leave both spouses struggling financially, at least in the short term. For Virginia women, however, the impact may be even worse than for men, especially among people who get divorced after the age of 50. New research coming out of Bowling Green State University suggests that women who divorce after 50 and who do not get remarried have a high risk of falling into poverty by the time they are in their early 60s.
Among the more difficult aspects of a divorce is moving on from the memories of your relationship with your ex-spouse. Oftentimes, doing so may prompt you to want to move away from Harrisonburg. There are may be scenarios where you are asked to relocate as a condition of your employment. Whatever your reasons for wanting to move, actually doing so can be difficult given your custodial situation. You moving away can impact both yours and your ex-spouse's relationship with your kids. Thus, family courts take the issue of parental relocation very seriously.