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Thanks for the reply. There is no intention to hire any lawyers for this very amicable and uncontested divorce. We just need the best information we can get to plan our tax situation in advance.


You probably know you own situation better than anyone, but I would suggest that you must have an extremely favorable situation to make it work without legal counsel.

By contrast, Britney Spears had LOTS of legal assistance to get an uncontested annulment of her first almost-marriage - and that lasted less than 2.5 days!

And my observation about divorce lawyers is that they generally do have a pretty good understanding about the tax rules applicable to divorces, child custody, exemptions, etc.

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