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Surviving Divorce, Fourth Edition by Terry Hillman, Pamela Weintraub

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CHAPTER9

Handling Your Case Pro Se

In This Chapter

  • Is pro se for you?
  • Pro se pitfalls to avoid
  • The difference between legal information and legal advice
  • Tips for representing yourself

If methods of divorce are viewed along a spectrum, at one extreme are those employing full-service attorneys, and at the other are those using no attorney at all. Despite the old adage that only a fool has himself for a client, an increasing number of people are forgoing the expense of a lawyer and going pro se, Latin for “on one’s own behalf.” A person who divorces pro se acts as his or her own attorney.

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