An attorney guides you through the process and represents your interests in court by doing the following:
- Meeting with you to gather information about the case and advise you on options.
- Notifying your spouse about the pending divorce if you are the plaintiff, or answering the complaint if you are the defendant.
- Contacting your spouses´ lawyer and setting up necessary meetings, including negotiations, depositions and mediation.
- Filing motions for you in court and appearing on your behalf in front of the judge who is hearing your case.