Neither of you needs an attorney to get divorced if you are willing to do the work yourselves. However, it is important to understand that if one of you hires an attorney to prepare the paperwork and get through court that the attorney only represents the person that hired them. They do not represent the other spouse. Divorce is litigation and it is unethical for an attorney to represent both sides of the table. If they are taking advantage of you or doing something against your interest they have no obligation to inform you and you might not even know it.
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