Some people think, “I can save a lot of money on attorney fees if I do not hire an attorney.” Perhaps, but what will it cost you in the long run? There is a plethora of hidden risks that people take when they decide to try to handle their divorce by themselves, which is called representing yourself “pro-se.” Read More
When I talk with people about getting a divorce, some people expect that getting a divorce will solve all their problems. Others think they are stuck in a hopeless marriage, and getting a divorce won’t make any difference.The truth is, divorce will change your life for the better and for the worse. Read More
Attorney fees and expenses can quickly accumulate to overwhelming amounts in contested divorce cases. Each week, I will provide you with a tip on how to reduce the cost of your divorce.
California judge gets it right
I came across this article and video by the Huffington Post, which describe a new one-day divorce program in Sacramento, California. Sacramento Judge James Mize has designed and initiated a speedy divorce program for low income couples. Each Friday, couples are invited to divorce court, where they are provided with a free lawyer who assists in drafting the necessary divorce papers. Read More