If you are going through a divorce, it may tempting to file the paperwork yourself. There are so many sites on the internet that provide a do it yourself list of items to complete. If you are not familiar with all the laws governing divorce in your state where you reside, it is important to hire an experienced family law attorney to represent your interests.
You want assurance that you will receive what you are entitled to during a divorce. An even split of assets is not guaranteed by state law. Situations vary and you may be entitled to retirement or other future income that you have not thought of. An attorney can settle all complicated issues that may surface such as child custody, alimony issues, debts, and future assets.
Your attorney will help you to avoid costly mistakes. It is easy to make a significant mistakes that can cause financial harm and may require future legal proceeding to correct the error. Because this is such an emotional time, it may be hard to think clearly. Your attorney can certainly reduce the stress, and help you to avoid mistakes that you may regret the rest of your life.
Protect your assets and hire an experienced family law attorney.