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4 Ways to Prepare for Your Divorce During Quarantine!


Although we are all wondering when this pandemic will be over, some of us are using this valuable time to prepare for life moving forward.

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 take some classes, start an exercise program, change careers, 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 right now!

1. Gather your Information:

  • Individual tax returns-last 3-5 years
  • Business Tax Returns-last 3-5 years
  • Bank Statements
  • Pension Statements
  • Retirement account Statements
  • Stock portfolios
  • Stock Options
  • Trusts
  • Mortgages
  • Credit Card Statements
  • Loan Documents
  • Proof of your income
  • Proof of spouse’s income
  • Life Insurance Policies
  • Health insurance policies
  • Copy of Prenuptial Agreement
  • Copy of Postnuptial Agreement
  • Wills
  • Living Will
  • Powers of Attorney
  • Healthcare Directives

2. Get your Budget Ready:

First, analyze your lifestyle.

Document your spending:

  • Rent/Mortgage
  • Utilities
  • Cable
  • Phone
  • Internet
  • Groceries
  • Laundry
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Transportation
  • Dental
  • Life Insurance
  • Health Insurance

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!

3. Make a List of What You Want From your Divorce.

Consider the following:

  • Custody
  • Child Support
  • Spousal Support
  • Personal Property
  • Assets
  • Retirement funds
  • Real Estate
  • Division of Debt
  • Life Insurance
  • Health Insurance
  • Jewelry
  • Family Heirlooms
  • Car

Take some time to think about what you want. You can discuss what you are entitled to with your attorney.

4. You can meet virtually, right now, with a divorce attorney/mediator:

You can do this by phone, or by Zoom or Skype. In quarantine find a time and space for some privacy. 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 virtually for anyone seeking help.

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.

During the ongoing COVID-19 Pandemic all our FREE 1 HOUR CONSULTATIONS are conveniently conducted virtually by telephone or TeleDivorce by Skype or Zoom to reduce risk and maintain safety for everyone!

Call now to book your free consultation. 212.734.1551

I look forward to helping you prepare for your divorce.

Stay Healthy & Safe!

Warm regards,