Although we are all trying to enjoy the holidays and navigate this pandemic,
some of us are using this valuable time to prepare for life moving forward
as we look to a new year.
Now is the time to take the necessary steps to make changes in your life
that you may have been putting on the back burner.
Maybe you want to change careers, take some classes, get married, or plan
to start a family.
For those of you who have been thinking about divorce, it’s the perfect
time to change your life and to prepare!
Preparation can help you protect your position and minimize liabilities
during this important transition period in your life. Being prepared can
also increase your odds of obtaining what you want in your divorce settlement.
So if you have been thinking about getting a divorce, you can do the following
Gather your Information:
Individual tax returns-last 3-5 years;
Business Tax Returns-last 3-5 years;
Retirement account Statements;
Credit Card Statements;
Proof of your income;
Proof of spouse’s income;
Life Insurance Policies;
Health insurance policies;
Copy of Prenuptial Agreement;
Copy of Postnuptial Agreement;
Powers of Attorney;
Get your Budget Ready:
First, analyze your lifestyle.
Document your spending:
For a complete list of what to consider you can send me an email and I
will send you a FREE Statement of Net Worth –It’s a great help!
Make a List of What You Want From your Divorce.
Consider the following:
Division of Debt;
Take some time to think about what you want. You can discuss what you are
entitled to with your attorney.
You can meet with a divorce attorney/mediator:
You can do this by phone, by Zoom or inquire about in-office visits. If
you are looking for an attorney or mediator you can research online, check
reviews, ask for a referral from family or friends, or call me. I’m
offering confidential and informational free consultations for anyone
seeking help. I’m available during the holidays.
Take this time in your life to commit to moving your divorce forward and
to make the rest of your life the best it can be. You deserve it!
Being unhappy, emotionally unhealthy, scared, manipulated, or even physically
unsafe, is no way to live.
FREE 1 HOUR CONSULTATIONS are
conveniently conducted virtually to reduce risk.
Call now to book your free consultation. 212.734.1551
I look forward to helping you prepare for your divorce and to moving toward
a happier life in the New Year!
Stay healthy & safe!
Divorce lawyer Lois Brenner is a phone call away and available for a free
consultation during the holidays!