Why do we need a family lawyer if our separation/divorce is amicable?

By Zoya Yusuf

Often people think of divorces as an uphill and constant battle with the opposing party, however, it may not come to a surprise that many people actually proceed with separating and divorcing amicably. Now you must be thinking that if I am divorcing or separating amicably and have agreed on the terms of the separation/divorce, then why do I need a lawyer? With that comes the question of whether one is required to retain a lawyer if their separation or divorce is agreeable?

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