When you are in a situation to file a divorce, always make it a point to consult and hire a good divorce attorney who would understand your needs and problem. Divorces can be stressful and hectic affair for both the parties. A divorce involves settlement of assets and accounts, child custody and other financial settlements. Without a divorce attorney, it would impossible to file or fight the case. Your attorney would first try and make matters better between you and your spouse. If that does not work then he/she goes for either a out of court settlement or in court. You need to trust your divorce attorney to deal with your case. When you are trying to end your marriage, there are some legal settlements that are required to be made. Unless you consult a legal expert, it would not be possible for you to fight the case, let alone come to a settlement.