When the New Year comes around, so do New Year’s resolutions. For
some, their resolutions are to lose excess body weight. For others, their
resolutions are to travel to different countries. Still, some hope to
achieve far more drastic, life-changing experiences—divorce.
Various studies show that January is the most popular month for individuals
to file for divorce. Unhappy spouses may view the New Year as the most
opportune time to wipe the slate clean. For some, wiping the slate clean
could mean leaving an unfulfilling and unhealthy marriage.
Still, there are other reasons why many couples choose to wait to file
in January. Our New York divorce lawyers have listed two other reasons below:
1. “Let’s stay together for the children. It’s almost
In many cases, couples who share children choose to stay together through
the end of the year to keep families intact during the holiday season.
Many feel that divorcing during the holiday season can negatively affect
their children’s memories.
2. “Maybe finances will be easier to split later.”
Some individuals wait to file for divorce due to tax purposes. A spouse
may know their partner will receive a financial bonus during the holiday
season and may hold off filing for divorce so they can acquire part of
their partner’s bonus.
We Can Stand by Your Side Through the Divorce Process
At Eiges & Orgel, PLLC,
our New York divorce attorneys are ready to help you through any family law related matter. We know that
divorce doesn’t just affect you and your spouse. That is why we
take the time to consider all parties involved with your case. When you
work with our firm, you won’t just have a compassionate lawyer on
your side; you will have an entire team fighting on your behalf.
To discuss your case,
contact our New York divorce lawyers at Eiges & Orgel, PLLC today. We can make you and your family our