Since lawyers are required to be lawyers in divorce proceedings, it is advisable to go to a lawyer for family law from the outset so that they can also apply for legal aid. Anyone wishing to initiate the legal aid application (and the divorce application) without legal assistance (the lawyer requirement applies only in oral proceedings, ie in court), is recommended to provide full (and credible) information to and from the outset Spend and provide full evidence. A family lawyer is your best option in a divorce case. If the incomes are remarkably low (or the expenditure noticeably high), the danger increases that the court "becomes suspicious" and demands more detailed information before legal aid is granted. Conversely, it is harmless, even if such expenses .