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Do It Yourself Divorce

Pro Se litigation is the process of obtaining a divorce without an attorney. On this page you will find articles and resources for those who wish to get a divorce without hiring a divorce attorney.

Pro Se Divorce Litigation, Filing An Original Petition For Divorce
This is a step-by-step guide for those who need to file for a divorce without a divorce attorney.

Can I Use a Paralegal Instead of a Divorce Attorney?
Paralegals can be a valuable resource for those who are Pro Se divorce litigants.

How to Get a Divorce Without an Attorney
A person who files their own petition for divorce and goes through the divorce process without an attorney is called a "Pro Se litigant." The most common reasons a person chooses to get a divorce without an attorney are, they can t afford to hire an attorney, they are getting an uncontested divorce or, they have no children or marital assets.

Is Pro Se Divorce Litigation For You?
The right to represent ourselves in court was legally established during Lincoln’s presidency. That is a right that many are taking advantage of during divorce and they are doing so without a clear understanding of what is involved in the pro-se divorce process.

Pro Se Divorce Litigation, Obtaining a Divorce Without an Attorney
Pro Se divorce litigation means you are representing yourself in your divorce case, without an attorney.

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