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Featured Issue: Volume 39, No. 3 (Winter 2017) Boomer Divorce


Late-in-life divorce poses its own set of challenges. This issue addresses spousal support, retirement benefits, legal competency, working with older clients, life insurance trust planning, pros and cons of marriage “the second time around,” premarital agreements for seniors, and legal documents all people need to have in place as they age.


Table of Contents




From the Chair
Why Family Law? By Mary T. Vidas

From the Editor in Chief By Kathleen A. Hogan

ART: Law & Practice
Fifty-Something and Pregnant How ART Has Extended Fertility—and Generated New Legal Concerns for Parents and Children By Judith A. Hoechst

Section Highlights By Cindy Swan


Publication Date: December 2016.  Buy issue.