Would you let a non-lawyer handle your divorce? Potential program says you’ll save time and money if you do

August 9, 2022
The Colorado Supreme Court and Court of Appeals in Denver, May 16, 2022.

It’s estimated that, in Colorado, seven in 10 people filing for divorce do so without a lawyer. In large part, that’s because of the costs associated with getting legal representation. A new program that would allow non-lawyers to practice a limited number of cases, like divorce – saving a lot of money in the process – is being developed. Maha Kamal is a Denver attorney and one of the leaders shepherding the initative with the Colorado Supreme Court.