- Pro Se filing is most appropriate when both parties agree to the divorce and there are no children, and there are no assets (house, property, or retirement savings) -
It should be noted that choosing to act as your own attorney for divorce cases that are contested or involve children, property, or retirement savings can have a considerable downside with marginal benefit. Without proper knowledge and representation in a divorce, you risk losing future rights, assets, or custody of children. If you cannot afford an attorney, legal aid may be available for those who qualify. Click here to find out more.