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Simplifying the Divorce Process

An online solution for those who can't hire an attorney to facilitate their divorce

This story appears in the June 2002 issue of Entrepreneurs Start-Ups magazine.

There may be no such thing as a clean divorce, but now at least there's a way to make it less complicated. Seattle-based family law attorney Randy Finney has taken all the paperwork necessary for an uncontested divorce filing and loaded it onto his Web site,, allowing people a quick and inexpensive filing option. "People [were calling] me all the time looking for a way to complete uncontested divorce paperwork without hiring an attorney, and I couldn't help them without charging them for my services," explains Finney, 35. "I came up with this as a way to help them complete the paperwork in a professional and accurate way without hiring a lawyer."

Finney launched the site in May 2001 for residents of Washington state. Since then, he's added California, Florida, New York and Texas, and he hopes to have all 50 states available soon.

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