Robots Are Taking Divorce Lawyers’ Jobs, Too

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  • Online tools that are cheaper than lawyers improve access to justice.
  • Employing online tools to settle routine legal disputes can improve access to justice for people who can’t afford to hire a lawyer, while freeing up court dockets for more complex cases, enthusiasts say.
  • Dutch lawyers initially were wary of the Rechtwijzer system and feared a loss of billable hours, Verdonschot says.
  • Couples in the Netherlands can use an online platform to negotiate divorce, custody, and child-support agreements.
  • The bottom line: Dispute-resolution tools similar to those used by online merchants are gaining wider acceptance in many countries-but not in the U.S.

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Online tools that are cheaper than lawyers improve access to justice.


Robots Are Taking Divorce Lawyers’ Jobs, Too