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Four Reasons To Hire An Attorney For Your Divorce

Arthur Young

Technically, you do not need a lawyer to get a divorce. If you and your spouse agree on everything, you can just file the appropriate paperwork with the courts and do everything yourself. But the reality of this situation is that it rarely works out for anyone. Most people who start the divorce process without an attorney end up hiring one down the line, anyways. Here are four reasons it's best to hire an attorney from the get-go.

You'll have someone to settle disputes.

Divorce can be a very emotional process, and as much as you would like to hope you and your partner are able to treat each other civilly and get along, this is not usually the case. There are bound to be disputes along the way, and without someone to step in and help you settle them, they will draw out the divorce process. Hiring an attorney to at least act as a mediator will give you that third voice that's often needed to settle disputes promptly and keep things moving in a forward direction.

You won't have to re-do paperwork.

Unfortunately, a lot of the paperwork you need to file during the divorce process is not as simple as you would hope. If you fill it out incorrectly, it might take a few weeks for the courts to get back to you and inform you of this—and then you'll have to go through the process again. A lawyer will make sure you get it right the first time.

You won't be as stressed out.

Divorce is always going to be stressful. But with a lawyer there to guide you through the process, you won't feel as much of the stress. With less stress, you will be better equipped to make decisions, handle court appearances, and have hard discussions with your soon-to-be-ex spouse.

You'll get what you deserve.

If there are kids involved or you are entitled to alimony, you may not know exactly what you are warranted in terms of custody or payments. Your lawyer can let you know what is fair and allowed under laws in your state and make sure you receive that. This way, you won't have to struggle financially in the years following your divorce, and your arrangement will be what is best for the kids.

While there are people who successfully divorce without an attorney's help, the vast majority benefit from hiring a lawyer. Contact a law firm like Begley Carlin & Mandio LLP.


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unlawful employment termination - what's your next step?

Have you recently been let go from your job? Do you feel that the termination was illegal in any way? It is time for you to stand up to unfair employment practices by your former employer. An employment attorney helped me get through an impossible time more easily. I had no idea how serious the repercussions for terminating my position could be for the company, nor did I know how much the company would owe me for doing so. Thankfully, the attorney took the time to answer each and every question that I had and discussed all of my options. I have included much of what I learned on my website to help others learn what they could be owed if they were unlawfully terminated from their jobs.