Divorcing During COVID - What You Need to Know


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By Stacy Francis. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

Helene Bernstein is a Divorce Attorney and Mediator of her own firm and has been a family law attorney in Brooklyn, New York for the past 25 years. She sits on the board of Family Kind, a non-profit organization that offers reduced fee mediation services for couples going through divorce or separation. She is also a member of the board of directors of the Family Divorce Mediation Council and chairs their Continuing Education Committee. She joins Stacy Francis to talk about how COVID-19 is affecting the divorce process and ways to get to the best resolution.

  • Children are experiencing difficult times with the existence of COVID-19 and their shift to long distance learning, but those whose parents are going through divorce or separation have an additional source of stress.
  • Family Court is the emergency room of the American judiciary system
  • Parties that live in New York City who want to get divorced quickly are encouraged to file their papers in upstate New York County.
  • In any current divorce or separation agreement, there must be a COVID provision to deal with parenting.

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