When Coronavirus Social Distancing Becomes “I Want A Divorce”

With most people in the United States under some sort of “stay at home” or “shelter in place order,” families are spending more time with one another than ever before. While this is generally seen as a good thing, all of this time together may not be beneficial for some spouses. In fact, many people may realize they want a divorce when this is all over. Salt Lake City divorce attorneyEmy Cordano is here to help you get through any aspect of what can be a complicated divorce process if you have kids, property, debts, assets and businesses or financials to divide.

What Coronavirus May Do To Marriages

What most people tout as a positive – stay at home orders – is not going to be a positive for everybody. According to news reports coming out of China, the first country to deal with COVID-19, divorce rates skyrocketed due to mandatory lockdowns.

This is not new. During most pandemics around the world, divorce rates tend to increase because of the number of times couples are forced to spend with one another. As the coronavirus pandemic drags on in this country, it may also place significant strains on a couple’s finances, another major contributor to divorce.

Domestic Violence

Domestic violence hotlines and emergency dispatchers are reporting an increase in calls as COVID-19 continues to reshape our lives. Many people, both women, and men are unable to get away from abusive spouses. If you need help now and can do so safely, call emergency services. You can also contact the Utah Domestic Violence LINKLine at 1-800-897-5465 for advice on how to proceed during this difficult time. What about adding information about the code word being used by victims at pharmacies??

What You Can Do To Prepare

You should consider contacting an attorney if you are considering getting a divorce. Preparation is key. Maybe the coronavirus pandemic has helped make the route you need to make very clear. The best way to proceed is to secure a skilled Salt Lake City divorce and family law attorney. Emy Cordano is ready to help you during this trying time. Her office remains open, and she can meet virtually or by phone at (801) 901-8159.

Emy Cordano will discuss every aspect of the divorce process with you so that you can begin making plans. This includes topics such as:

By speaking to an attorney early in this process, you are ensuring that you get the upper hand and receive fair treatment throughout every stage of the divorce. We are adapting to COVID-19 and remaining available to get you through this.

Let Us Get To Work On Your Behalf

If you are considering getting a divorce, you want to be sure that you are not going through this alone. Salt Lake City divorce attorneyEmy Cordano has vast experience handling family law and divorce cases. She will work to ensure you are treated fairly throughout the entire divorce process so you can get started with the next chapter of your life. You can contact us by clicking here or call us at (801) 901-8159 for an initial consultation.

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