Do you need a lawyer to file and proceed with a divorce?

Aug 8, 2012 by

Question: 

Do you need a lawyer to file and proceed with a divorce?

State: 
Texas

Answer: 

You do not absolutely have to have an attorney to get divorced in Texas. Having representation by a lawyer can make your divorce a bit easier (and more expensive), but it is not mandatory. You can prepare and file your own divorce documents in Texas without a lawyer’s help. – The Divorce.com Team

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