Dealing with the law can be scary, confusing, and without help (in this case, a lawyer), and you might end up worse off than when you started. It’s intimidating trying to set up a will or survivor benefits. Lawsuits can threaten your hard-earned money, while filing for bankruptcy has far-reaching consequences. Meanwhile, filing for a divorce can both take mental and financial tolls.
How much will filing cost? Do you need a lawyer? Is it worth your time to file a lawsuit? What does bankruptcy do to your credit and buying power?
We’ll help you determine if a lawyer is worth the cost or if you can deal with the court yourself. With an overview of bankruptcy chapters and how to make the most of your divorce, we have advice to help you navigate the murky waters of court.