DIY divorce - any advice?

(6 Posts)
AmericanPastoral Wed 12-Oct-16 14:21:52

Has anyone done a DIY divorce i.e .without using a solicitor? If so any tips? A friend of mine is divorcing her husband in what they hope will be an amicable way - no kids. Thanks.

Samatamfabahaba Wed 12-Oct-16 14:28:50

Me and my ex had planned on doing that but it's alarming how quickly things can escalate and you need a solicitor. We have no kids either, just a house, but my god people change when they're going through a divorce. He did anyway!

AmericanPastoral Fri 28-Oct-16 11:12:06

Thanks Samata

Desmondo2016 Fri 28-Oct-16 23:47:42

I did. Amicable situation, 3 years post split. No financial ties and 50/50 shared childcare arrangement already agreed between us. Quick, simple and cheap.

bambino2014 Sat 05-Nov-16 13:03:07

Recommend it. Much cheaper!! Very easy to complete the paperwork to from court.

HolyCrow Mon 07-Nov-16 13:45:20

I did my divorce myself. Had issues with exh not signing ANY paperwork but court were very helpful and gave good advice.

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