Can you get a divorce with out a lawyer?

Aug 8, 2012 by

Question: 

That’s it, can i get a divorce wtih out a lawyer? i have been married for 16 almost 17 years and my husand and I are living apart and have been for the past year or more.

State: 
Ohio

Answer: 

Living separate and apart without cohabitation for one year is sufficient grounds to seek a simple no-fault divorce in the state of Ohio. You can complete your own divorce paperwork without representation of a lawyer, but you will need the correct forms for your local jurisdiction. Contact your local county court clerk or go check with the Ohio Clerk of Courts Association online at: http://www.occaohio.com/.

-The Divorce.com Team

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