3 Reasons to Hire a Divorce Attorney

3 Reasons to Hire a Divorce Attorney

It may be tempting to file for divorce on your own to avoid hiring an attorney, but we do not advise this. You may think that using a website to prepare documents is efficient and cost effective, but most people should hire an attorney as the dissolution of a marriage is not as simple and straightforward as you may believe. Here are three reasons to hire an attorney when preparing for a divorce.


An attorney with experience can aid an individual in making certain that they receive everything that they deserve from the divorce. Not all states support an even split of assets. In some cases, a spouse may be entitled to retirement or other income that the other spouse may receive in the future. Many marriages have complicated issues that an attorney can help settle. Child custody and support issues, substantial income, assets, debts, and future assets, are just a few issues an attorney can help you navigate. 

Clear and Binding Agreement

If you are not absolutely clear in your documentation the court may not understand what you are attempting to do on each point of the divorce. This could result in a decree that states something other than you intended. By hiring an attorney, you can rest assured that the legal documents that are delivered to the court will be free of errors and will include clear language that makes sure your divorce terms are agreeable to you. 

Reduce Stress

It is no secret that divorce is stressful. Everyone involved will feel stressed as the proceedings take place. A divorce attorney can reduce the overall stress of the divorce by taking care of almost everything while you take care of your family. You will have enough to worry about when getting divorced, so letting an attorney take care of the legal work will greatly lessen your burden. 

Although an individual can use court provided documents, there can be problems filling them out correctly and following procedures. An individual who arrives at court with their own prepared documents may find that there are errors which can greatly delay the process and you may likely will wind up hiring an attorney anyway. 

By working with an attorney, a person can ensure that they can get divorced as quickly as possible.

Call Kasunic Law today at 440.946.9469 or email us so we can help you during this difficult time and ensure you the desired result.