Watsonville, CA asked in Family Law for California

Q: Do I need a family law lawyer if I am trying to settle divorce with a auto and house involved in divorce?

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  • Mountain View, CA
  • Licenced in California

A: There is no legal requirement that you have a lawyer. As a self-represented party, you can file for divorce, negotiate with your spouse, and assuming you reach a written agreement, you can ask the court to incorporate your settlement agreement into your judgment.

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  • Costa Mesa, CA
  • Licenced in California

A: It is a good idea to seek legal advice in your situation, especially if the house has high equity and is valuable.

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