When you represent yourself in a lawsuit, you are considered to be In-Pro-Per. Pro per is the shortened version of the Latin word, “Propria Persona” which means, “For Oneself”. When you decide to represent yourself during your divorce, you will be considered In Pro Per, effectively serving as your own attorney. SCV Legal Doc Assist is your advocate for self representation.
It is your legal right to represent yourself during your divorce process. There is no law that says that you need to hire an attorney when going though a divorce. In fact, sometimes divorce attorneys only make the divorce process that much more difficult. A recent report indicated that Judges prefer those that represent themselves in divorce because they can more easily find a solution when the parties are not represented by attorneys who “muddy the waters”.
There are many reasons people decide to represent themselves during their divorce. Some people just can’t afford an attorney. Some people don’t want to spend the money, even thought they may be able to afford it. Some people just don’t trust attorneys. Regardless of your reasons, you can still represent yourself and get legal self help services from legal document assistants, such as SCV Legal Doc Assist.
SCV Legal Doc Assist is your secret weapon to help you represent yourself during your divorce. The court’s know when a self represented client is using a licensed and bonded legal document assistant. They know because the party indicates that they are representing themselves, but their divorce paperwork is file properly and flawlessly. The courts appreciate when you get assistance with your divorce process by using professional legal document preparers.
Make sure to use SCV Legal Doc Assist when you choose to represent yourself during your divorce. We can work with you to help you prepare your divorce forms and keep you informed of the process along the way. Give us a call to discuss your particular divorce matter.