Divorce & Annulment

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Question: Do u have to have a attorney to go through with a divorce

Answer:

Whether someone should seek the assistance of an attorney depends on the specific person's situation. Some divorces can be completed without the assistance of an attorney, while others are more complex and could benefit from legal assistance. In the Divorce & Annulment section of this website is a document titled "Self-Service Guide for Divorce Cases." There is also information on this site about divorce in Arizona. The information on this site can provide you with general information about divorce in Arizona.

In addition to this site, some local courts have self-service centers which can provide you with forms and informational packets to assist you. Some courts and law libraries have the information online; such as Maricopa County, Pima County and Coconino County. Again, some individuals could use the assistance of an attorney in a divorce matter, while others decide to handle the divorce on their own.

If you feel that you need an attorney, you may want to read through the information provided in the article on this website titled "Where to Find an Attorney for Specific Legal Advice." Also, there are numerous phone numbers to legal aid agencies that are listed in the legal assistance portion of this website.  To find agencies in your county, you can go to the Divorce & Annulment section of this website and select your county on the find legal help drop down menu in the bottom right hand corner of the page.

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