There are a number of concerns for seniors who are considering remarrying. Pension, health insurance, social security benefits, and alimony are among the many financial concerns that need to be addresses when making the decision to marry. there are also the issues with inheritance and the characterization of the separate property of each spouse. The Deseret News published a really good article that covers many of the issues that need to be considered.
In California, individuals over 62 years of age also have the option of registering as domestic partners with the Secretary of state, which afford them the same protections and benefits as marriage in the state of California. Registered domestic partnerships are not recognized under Federal law. To learn more about California registered domestic partnerships, see:
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