When you file your divorce in January, the first holiday you must brace for is Valentine’s Day. The day afterwards, things may be looking better, and nice weather is on the way.
January is a popular month for divorce for people who knew they wanted to divorce and chose to wait until the New Year and avoid the attention during the holidays. There are several benefits to filing for divorce in January. When you plan for your year and commit to the process of a divorce and family law case, you can move forward with a better sense of direction.
The benefits making January a popular month to file for divorce:
Committing to and planning your divorce filing year
When you file your divorce in January, the first holiday you must brace for is Valentine’s Day. The day afterwards, things may be looking better, and nice weather is on the way. It can be your goal to accomplish your divorce tasks during the first three months of the year. You may be quite busy, but the sense of accomplishment can be worth it.
When you are committed to the process of divorce, you accept and anticipate the anxiety you may face and the conversations you must have with people. With many major life events, the anticipation can outweigh the actual thing.
Cancel all the holidays if you want or make them huge celebrations. Planning your divorce year means deciding how you are going to handle all the holidays. Some people take advantage of an opportunity to be quiet and stay in the background, while others wrap themselves in the support of family and friends. Whatever you chose to do is completely up to you, and for many, this may be a real life change itself.
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