A divorce is one of the most traumatic events in a person’s life, ranking right up there with the death of a loved one. A divorce is also on of the few times and maybe the only time, a person has to deal with the court system. Ending a disintegrating marriage is made mode difficult by the complexity of the divorce process and the emotional stress of dealing with the issues of child custody, support, and division of assets. Understanding the legal process is baffling as trying to understand complex medical procedures, and just as you need to trust your physician, you need to feel confident with your attorney. Your divorce attorney must be a combination of therapist, confidant, clergy person and “legal beagle.” Take your time and find the right person to fit you and your needs.