Can one attorney represent both parties in a prenuptial agreement?

Can one attorney represent both parties in a prenuptial agreement?

An attorney drafting a prenuptial agreement cannot represent both parties or remain as a neutral. To do so would be unethical. He or she can draft the agreement on behalf of one of the parties; however, the other party should have it reviewed (and perhaps modified) by separate counsel.

Can I fire my divorce attorney and represent myself?

Sure, you can fire your divorce lawyer. You can do it just about any time and for any reason whatsoever. You simply need to state that the representation isn’t working out, and that the lawyer should withdraw from the case. The lawyer will then have to receive permission from the court to withdraw from the case.

What if both parties don’t want a divorce?

If your spouse refuses to sign the divorce papers and give consent, you must prove the breakdown of the marriage, such as adultery or physical/mental cruelty. If you can show evidence of this when the court hears your divorce application, then you may be granted a divorce.

How do I communicate with my spouse during separation?

Below are some helpful communication tips for separated spouses:Establish boundaries, and make them clear. Start off by discussing your preferred method of communication and how often the two of you will discuss issues. Take your time to respond. Focus on the issues at hand. Pay attention to your tone. Mediate.