Divorce is a complicated, emotional, and confusing process. If your marriage was very short and there is mutual consent of divorce on both sides, with no dispute over property or children, then you may choose to not hire a lawyer. However, as most divorce cases often have disputes and problems that may be difficult for you to look past, it is important for you to hire a lawyer so that your case can be viewed with an objective set of eyes and provide you with solutions that are in your best interest.
There is a surprising amount of paperwork involved and you will need an accomplished lawyer to guide you throughout the procedure. Your case heavily depends on your paperwork and in order to avoid mistakes, you need an experienced lawyer to make sure that your paperwork goes through perfectly, without any errors or delays.
You may not know all the options you have regarding divorce. As you are not familiar with legal and court systems, you might fail to consider a few options that are available to you that might work in your favor. It is your lawyer’s job to explore all of these and make sure you know about all the possibilities.
While you might be emotional, it is your lawyer’s job to put aside all emotions and work on the case with logical and realistic approaches, and make sure you get everything that is well within your rights.