Can a divorce be done without a lawyer?
Yes, you can get a divorce without a lawyer. To get a divorce without a lawyer, you must fill out and file an application for divorce form. If either you or your spouse apply to the court seeking parenting or financial orders, getting a lawyer is recommended.
What’s a fair divorce settlement?
A fair settlement must identify marital property and separate property. If one spouse owned property or assets prior to the marriage, and those assets haven’t been commingled, that spouse should receive that property in the divorce settlement. An inheritance or gift received by one spouse is also separate property.
What is the usual financial split in a divorce?
Divorce Settlement: The marital assets are split 50/50 between the spouses. There is no spousal support or child support. Their marriage is a medium-term marriage where spousal support and an unequal division of marital property may be considered. Divorce Settlement: The marital assets are split 60/40 in Karen’s favor.