Family Law Prof Blog

Editor: Margaret Ryznar
Indiana University
Robert H. McKinney School of Law

Thursday, February 1, 2018

Assisted-DIY Divorce Site Launched

From Above The Law:

For most ordinary folks, the prospect of hiring a lawyer who represents Hollywood A-listers in divorce proceedings is as much of a fantasy as a Hollywood’s movie version of real life. But with a little bit of techno-charged pixie dust, the dream of high-powered representation for run-of-the-mill divorce cases is now a reality.

Last week, Los Angeles attorney Laura Wasser — whose clients have includedAngelina Jolie, Ryan Reynolds, Heidi Klum, Ashton Kutcher, Christina Aguilera, and other celebrities — launched It’s Over Easy , an assisted-DIY divorce site with three levels of service, ranging from a $750 package that will complete forms based on a user’s responses to questions to a $2,500 plan (plus processing and filing fees) that will file divorce papers for both parties and includes a 90-minute phone consult and email support from a “family law consultant.” In addition, all users have access to videos by Ms. Wasser herself offering explanations of various legal concepts involved in the separation process, along with practical tips on how to manage insurance and co-parenting obligations. For now, the site is only available to couples divorcing in California and New York County — though the site has placeholders for other states, which suggests that a national roll-out may be coming down the line.

Read more here.

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