The difference between a Petition Preparer and an Attorney is clearly summed up in the old adage, “you get what you pay for”. Cost is often the most important factor for people when deciding to hire a lawyer. However, many people do not realize that the cost of having your case done incorrectly is often times worse than the cost. Having your case done wrong cannot often be fixed. Here are the explanations of, pros, and cons of petition preparers and attorneys.