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I am looking in to a divorce but I
have a child
Asked on November 4, 2017 under Family Law, Ohio
M.D., Member, California and New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney
Answered 4 years ago | Contributor
If money is an issue, you can file yourself; typically each state has an on-line site that contains information on how to do this. However, since a child is involved there will be custody, visitation and support issues to be addressed, so you should have legal representation if possible. Check if Legal Aid can assist you. If not, see if there is a law school in your area since many run legal clinics that take clients for free or for reduced fees. Finally, check to see if your local county/state bar association has a list of attorneys who will represent clients "pro bono" (i.e. for free) based on their income/circumstances.
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