Why do you think people should consider using a family lawyer, rather than doing it themselves?

There might be some listeners of this seminar who are thinking about doing their own divorce. Can you give us the short answer why you think these people should consider using a family lawyer, rather than doing it themselves?

By John Harding
May 12, 2014
 
CA FAQ/DIY (Pro Se) Divorce

You absolutely have the right to act as your own attorney, but I do not recommend it. I don't want to sound contrite, but would you perform brain surgery on yourself?


John Harding is the principal of the law firm of Harding & Associates in Northern California. He practices family law litigation and divorce mediation exclusively. You can view his firm profile here, and visit his website here.

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May 12, 2014
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