The DIY Divorce


How I got divorced without hiring a lawyer.
Feature (NATIONAL)

Deborah Copaken
Atlantic, The
February 12, 2019
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Tags: Divorce, Pro Se/Self-Help

Organizations mentioned/involved: New York Legal Assistance Group (NYLAG)


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But what if the future divorcée—like me, like so many—cannot afford a lawyer? What if, even if she had the means, the built-in antagonisms and financial excesses of the American divorce industrial complex leave her longing for a less corrosive option, one that might put a more reasonable punctuation mark at the end of a failed marriage than an ellipsis made of tiny grenades?