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3 Ways to Prepare for Your Divorce Right Now!


Although we are all wondering when this financial crisis will subside, some of us are using this valuable time to prepare for life moving forward. Many couples living in bad marriages have had enough and are ready to move on with their lives.

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. If there is trouble in your marriage, and you do nothing about it, it won’t change. My advice? Take action!

For those of you who have been thinking about divorce, but hesitating, it’s the perfect time to prepare to change your life! The new year is around the corner. What better time to prepare than now?

As a psychologically trained divorce attorney and mediator, I can help you with legal strategy and emotional support. Being prepared legally and emotionally can also increase your odds of obtaining what you want in your divorce settlement. Why not take advantage of my free consultation offer as a first step?

Preparation can help you protect your position and minimize liabilities during this important transition.

So if you have been thinking about getting a divorce, you can call me and do the following right now to get the ball rolling!

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

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

Living will

Powers of attorney

Healthcare directives

2. Get Your Budget Ready

Analyze your lifestyle

Document your spending

Dry cleaning

Life insurance

Health insurance

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


Child support

Spousal support

Personal property


Retirement funds

Real estate

Division of debt

Life insurance

Health insurance


Family heirlooms


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

As a seasoned, psychologically trained divorce attorney and mediator I can tell you bad marriages don’t get better. They generally get worse if no action is taken.

Take this time in your life to commit to moving your divorce forward and to making the rest of your life the best it can be.

We will be embarking on a new year soon.

You deserve to be happy! Being unhappy, emotionally unhealthy, scared, manipulated, or even physically unsafe in a marriage, is no way to live.

All our FREE 1 HOUR CONSULTATIONS are still conveniently available virtually.

Call now to schedule your free consultation. 212.734.1551

I look forward to speaking with you and helping you prepare for your divorce. I, along with my litigation partners and team of experts will support you all the way!

Warm regards,


Call New York Divorce Attorney Lois Brenner today to schedule your free consultation.

Pick up the phone now. She is just a phone call away!