Divorce can be a stressful time. There is often a lot of paperwork, and
lots of things to account for when going through a divorce. Because
Poughkeepsie divorce isn't always easy, it can help to take some time before filing for
divorce to organize your belongings and items that might be useful in
the divorce proceedings.
Having an accounting of important information will be helpful in reducing
the stress of a divorce. Being able to recall documents within minutes
of their request will help your divorce and financial team work diligently
to resolve your case.
Some things that you might want to do before filing for a Poughkeepsie
â¢Â· Gather bank and credit card statements.
â¢Â· Find account information for all retirement accounts.
â¢Â· Open bank and credit card accounts in your
own name to establish independent credit.
â¢Â· Figure out a plan to communicate privately
regarding financial and divorce matter with your attorney and financial teams.
â¢Â· Estimate what your expenses for living will
be after the divorce.
â¢Â· Monitor and limit your personal spending.
Always know how much money is coming into or leaving your accounts.
â¢Â· Change passwords on accounts, including email accounts.
Having these things in place will help the process go smoothly and can
help ease stress and ensure you get the divorce settlement you are entitled
too. Since each person will have a different situation, a divorce attorney
can help you go through these documents and find the best solution for
your unique divorce situation.
Source: Forbes, "Why Women Who Are Organized Often Do Better in Divorce," Jeff Landers, March 27, 2012