Q: How to file for divorce?. All kids are grown and out of the household. How do the pensions split. 35 years married
A: The starting point for equitable distribution (division of assets and liabilities) is 50/50. Another potential issue for you would be alimony (spousal support). You should seek a free consultation with a local family lawyer.
A: If either spouse is looking for his/her fair share and there appear to be 2 pensions, then you need to meet with a family attorney in your area to specifically discuss your matter-----it sounds like there is a decent sum of money involved and you want to me make that what decisions are being made are being made with knowledge of the law/consequences.
A: Generally, any assets accumulated during the marriage will be equitably divided which usually starts at 50/50. There other issues that need to be considered if some of the assets existed prior to the marriage. I would recommend speaking with an attorney to discuss the details as the details can make a big difference.
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