There’s tremendous risk in not hiring an attorney if you are involved in a divorce case. The number one risk, at least early on, is that you might blow past a deadline that has severe consequences for you and your assets and potentially even your children; if there are children involved. The other reason to get an attorney is to avoid being at a disadvantage on information. And we often say that information is power as you go through the divorce case. And if you are someone who is without the information, you’re, therefore, without the power to understand your options.