Is 2018 a New Chapter in Your Life?


You’ve heard of Black Friday and Cyber Monday but have you heard of Divorce Monday?

Divorce Monday falls on the first business day of January.

“New Year, New You!” With the New Year it brings a newfound courage to start over or start a new chapter in life. The start of a new year is time for rejuvenation and renewal in January. Many couples find it obligatory to ease the pain by mustering up one last Holiday with the family and the notion of leaving your partner right before the Holidays just doesn’t sit well. Another reason could be, divorcing in the beginning of the year, has the expectation that the divorce will finalize within the year, paving the way for filing taxes as ‘single’ rather than ‘jointly’ for 2018.

There is never a “right” time to divorce your spouse. The decision to divorce requires preparation and mental readiness. Consider following these three easy steps when preparing for filing for divorce.

1. Gather Your Financial Documentation.

2. Open Up a New Bank Account and Fix Your Credit.

3. Hire an Experienced Divorce Attorney.

The Bergmann Law Firm has years of experience in handling divorces. It’s essential that you have the strong advocate in your corner during this time of ‘re-structuring your life.’ Bottom Line: there’s no “right or perfect” time to file for divorce but there is a right way to do it. Filing for divorce is a big decision that requires careful preparation alongside expert legal advice.

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