Dos and Don’ts While Contemplating Divorce

Dos and Don’ts While Contemplating Divorce

Do's and Dont's During a Divorce

While going through a divorce, people are often not their best self. We offer this list as a reminder of items that can be overlooked.

DO’s

  1. Get legal advice from an experienced attorney;
  2. Change your passwords on your email or other accounts to which your spouse typically has access;
  3. Consider recording conversations with your spouse if you feel he/she will present differently in public than in your home; you should consult with an experienced attorney prior to any recording to ensure compliance with privacy laws;
  4. Prepare a budget and consider financial issues after your divorce;
  5. Keep an eye on your spouse’s social media and print anything you think may be relevant;
  6. Keep a diary of events;

DON’T's

  1. Post anything on social media; Do watch and copy and/or print anything you think may be relevant that your spouse has posted.
  2. Before making any lifestyle changes you should consult with an attorney;
  3. Involve your children in any divorce issues;
  4. Start any new relationships while in the process of divorce;
  5. Don’t make efforts to hide or move property;