Deficiency of the law knowledge will automatically force you to look for an attorney because, in the end, you need to consult the attorney; similarly, you need to get one when you go to the court as you cannot be treated any different from those who know about the law.
Advise to the spouses can be given by the lawyer which may help them. Divorce is a very emotional and full of bad emotions, feelings, angry moments, this time, the spouses need somebody who can talk to them calmly to help them undergo the situation, counselling provided by the attorney will greatly help them take heart of all they are going through.
Alternatives can be provided by the lawyer because of his knowledge or even from the previous situations he has handled.
The lawyer greatly helps with the combination of the plethora of paperwork need, he or she will help with telling them which papers apply in what situation, what information is necessary for specific situations and why the information is being provided.
Observation of their rights is keenly done as they have a person guiding them thus no person can dare use them because they desperately need help with the divorce.
Having a mindset that the legal procedure was used, gives one some comfort as they know that there were no biased decisions made and that one party was not favored.
The divorce attorney knows the local and the legal community which includes the judges that are going to be involved in the case as well as any other legal people involved in the divorce case.
Having to take this procedure in the shortest time possible, one must obediently work with the lawyer. Taking less time to start a new phase of life is what everyone would want, this can only be enabled by giving the attorney a chance to assist you without arguing a lot or being too resistant.
Knowledge about the law is gained when one hires an attorney as they get to learn a lot about the legal proceedings, they get to understand why some things and actions are taken during the process of divorcing.
For cases where the couple had children, they have to debate and analyse who is supposed to remain in custody of the kids, this is why most couples actually involve the attorney, having to solve such a situation, the even need to check the financial situations of both parents.
Division of their property must be done before they part ways.