Nobody ever plans for a divorce but there comes a point in some couples’ lives where they realize that it is the only inevitable option for them if they want to have a good life ahead. The thing is that divorce can be quite troubling and it is different for every couple. Keeping the emotional factor aside, there are a lot of legalities of a divorce that cannot be handled by the couple themselves which is why there are lawyers for this.
If you are going through a divorce, you would play an important part in it by providing information, evidences and documents to your lawyer but the main work is up to the lawyer. Divorce lawyers are responsible for making sure that the divorce follows through smoothly. It is true that the lawyer would be doing all the work, you would need to cooperate with the lawyer so that he/she can do his/her job in a fair manner.
Once you have hired the lawyer, he/she should start drafting up a plan of how the whole divorce would go so that there no bumps in the process. It is necessary that the lawyer shares the plan with you so that you know what is going on as the client needs to be updated about the process.
Information & Document Retrieval
You can judge the lawyer by observing whether he/she is asking you the right information at the right time or not. In order for a divorce to proceed, the lawyer should have all the necessary information regarding the couple and the circumstances of the divorce. The lawyer will also ask you and your spouse for copies of financial documents so that fair division of possessions can be decided early on and done once the divorce has been finalized.