In her byline article for Divorce Magazine, Maya Younes looks at the different ways the pandemic has affected families and the divorce process. Increased time together at home, she says, can reveal problems that could lead to divorce. Despite a backlog in family law cases, Maya states the courts can still provide temporary orders for support or visitation that help people in difficult circumstances.
Maya breaks down how family court procedures have changed because of the pandemic, including health and safety conditions that often require court hearings to be held virtually rather than in person. Virtual mediation, additionally, remains an option for parties who want to resolve their issues without the time and expense of litigation.
To read the full article, visit Divorce Magazine.