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The Risks of an Online Divorce

If you are getting a divorce, you are probably looking for a way to dissolve your marriage without incurring substantial legal fees. Given the numerous tasks we effectively conduct online, getting an online divorce probably seems like an attractive option. After all, we bank online and even order our prescriptions online, so why not get a divorce through this useful method as well? Unfortunately, using this cookie-cutter option assumes divorce is a one-size-fits-all experience, which can result in some unwanted and costly consequences.

Why is an Online Divorce a Bad Idea?

An online divorce cannot begin to address the complexities of every unique situation and, as such, often leaves many loose ends behind, leading to unnecessary delays or unwanted costs. Additionally, without an attorney to guide you through the process, you might misunderstand certain forms and sign off on a legally-binding agreement. True, it is often, but not always possible to modify an agreement, it is not guaranteed and it will add expenses you could have avoided altogether. Remember, there is no substitute for getting things done right the first time.

Moreover, the divorce process is a deeply emotional and personal experience. The internet, however, is not. If you choose an online divorce, you may not receive the personal attention and services you need to smoothly navigate your way through the process. An attorney at Weis Law Group, LLC, on the other hand, will be available to answer your concerns and questions and help you understand your options.

If you frequently use computers, you are also probably keenly aware that they are not infallible. Computers make mistakes and if the automated system you use for your divorce makes a terrible filing mistake, you may pay the price for it. A single mistake made during this process can potentially create a ripple effect you might feel for years to come, so why risk it? Keep this old adage in mind – you get what you pay for. True, an online divorce might cost less now, but in the long run, it may likely cost more, given the numerous errors you can potentially make.

Lastly, getting a divorce is a major decision and you are probably having a difficult time coming to terms with it. Instead of trying to navigate your way through an online divorce during this already challenging time, it would be in your best interest to hire an experienced professional to handle your case while you work through the emotional aspects.

Obtain the Skilled Legal Assistance You Need Today!

If you are getting a divorce, do not rely on online services for the guidance you need to successfully dissolve your marriage. At Weis Law Group, our team has over two decades of collective experience and a commitment to assisting clients get through the most complex family law matters. You can rely on us to effectively represent you.

Reach out to our law firm today at (614) 428-0266 to set up an initial case review with a trusted member of our family law team.