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Why You Need An Attorney Even In Friendly Cases

business peopleThe nature of divorce has historically been contentious. But in recent times, with the introduction of alternative methods such as collaborative divorce and mediation, an increasing number of divorce cases are considered “friendly”. In these types of cases it is tempting to proceed without the assistance of an attorney, but doing so can result in final orders that don’t fit your needs.

There are several reasons you should still use an attorney, even if you are mediating your case or consider your split amicable:

  • An attorney will know if the terms you and your soon to be ex are legally binding.
  • When you use an attorney to review the agreements made in mediation, or during conversations with your ex, you will learn if the requests made are valid.
  • A legal eye can identify any missing… Continue reading