This is probably one of the first things you thought of when reading the title of the article. Divorce is a messy situation and you will most likely need a lawyer to handle the legal process. Unfortunately, not all relationships last and people are forced to deal with these situations with legal assistance. This is to make sure they do not get shafted out of the money and assets they are entitled to. That along with dealing with visitation rights with their children or fighting for primary custody.