Divorce is a difficult process, whether you’re going through it or helping someone else. It’s important to consider all of the legal ramifications that come with a divorce during or after a pandemic.
If you’re getting divorced and want to avoid some of the common pitfalls, then check out this list of considerations to keep in mind as you navigate your way through this difficult time:
Considerations When Divorcing Amid a Pandemic
The first thing to do is to take stock of your situation:
You may want to consider whether you should even file for divorce.
In some jurisdictions, if one spouse dies or becomes incapacitated during the course of the proceedings, they may be deemed legally “dead” and the case could be dismissed.
If this happens, you will have wasted time and money that could have been better spent on other things.
Therefore, if you decide to proceed with …