By Chris Kramer
Many people chose to work with an attorney at some stage in their divorce, but having an attorney represent you during your divorce is not a requirement. You have the choice as to whether you want to use an attorney during your divorce.
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Representing yourself during your divorce proceedings without an attorney, or pro se divorce, is your right. There are several factors that can have an impact on how complicated a pro se divorce can be, including:
There are many different factors that can complicate a divorce. If you want to be certain that you have taken all the right steps to ensure a fair outcome, a divorce attorney can help you with paperwork, filing requirements, court proceedings, and explaining how your state's divorce laws apply to you.
Divorce is different in every state, but in general, there is a process that you need to go through, whether or not you decide to work with a lawyer.
Please keep in mind that the above summary is for informational purposes only and is not legal advice. You can talk to a divorce lawyer in your area for legal advice specific to your situation.