If you’ve made the difficult personal decision to terminate your marriage or to seek other critical family law relief, you should proceed at your pace and at your comfort level.
So continue to think and please keep us in mind. We know you’ll remember 1-800-DIVORCE.
Remember also that you want a bold competitive divorce lawyer who stands out from the me-too lawyer-crowd. You don’t want a lawyer to look after your legal and economic future if s/he doesn’t even compete and look after his or her own future.
…including emergency orders, disclosure laws, negotiation of settlements and trial work but also in mediation or collaborative law – should your case be suitable for those methods either now or later on.
Online divorce providers only provide the most basic divorce papers. For you to obtain any additional services through an online divorce provider, they would have to make a cold referral to a lawyer in your area.
Why not start off with a local professional, such as your local 1-800-DIVORCE lawyer, who will already know the facts and issues of your case if additional services become necessary?
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Your local 1-800-DIVORCE lawyer is required to maintain a professional and confidential relationship with you. S/he is required to handle your case with the highest ethical standards. S/he is required to take continuing legal education and professional responsibility courses.
Online divorce providers are NOT staffed by lawyers. They are not licensed or bonded. They get on-the-job training only! You will have no effective recourse should you be treated dishonestly or incompetently by an online provider.
Search for “online divorce problems” and you will have plenty to read. Many online providers are truly terrible. A few are downright fraudulent. If you get caught with a bad one, you will need a lawyer, and much more money, just to get your case sorted. Don’t take that risk when a local solution exists at a similar cost. Find a local divorce lawyer.
An online divorce provider will likely be located far away and will be clueless about your state’s laws and your local Rules of Court. Online divorce providers claim to know how to handle divorces in all 3000+ counties in the US – an impossibility.
You can make an appointment to see your local 1-800-DIVORCE lawyer if the need arises.
If you hire an online divorce provider, it will be the blind leading the blind. And when things go wrong, which they will, you will never get face time with that online provider and you will rarely be able to reach them on the phone or by email. Find a local divorce lawyer.
If you hire an unregulated online divorce outfit for $300-$1000 and end up paying for their mistakes forever, that’s NOT a cheap divorce.
Divorce is tough enough already! Don’t go it alone. Find a divorce lawyer near you.