Many times, couples who are trying to amicably and mutually dissolve their marriage may start the divorce process without attorneys. They do this in the hope that they will be able to work together to find a mutually beneficial and agreeable solution to any issues that arise.
You found out that your husband has filed for divorce and now you wonder how you are going to make it on your own. You have lived with his support since your first child was born and haven't been in the workforce since then. Now that you must try to make ends meet, you might feel flustered. Fortunately, you have some protections in California that you might be able to count on.
Divorce can be an ugly process, involving court battles over who gets the house and the kids. If your spouse was the main breadwinner, you may also be wondering how you're going to support yourself.