How Much Does a Divorce Cost? This question is probably one of the first questions our clients ask when we consult on a divorce case.
The fact is, this is a very valid and legitimate question, as we all know that legal proceedings do not often come cheap. Unfortunately, the answer to this question is not a simple one. The bad news is that a divorce case cost analyses are complicated and specific to each case. The good news is that you have much more control over the cost of your divorce than you may think.
The truth is that what a divorce case will cost you depends heavily on your circumstances. For this reason, many family law lawyers tend to avoid the question altogether. Although at Woodman Garcia-Sepulveda Law cannot give you a precise cost analysis without a detailed 1:1 consultation, we can help you understand the process a bit better, and elucidate certain factors that will influence the price of your divorce.
The purpose of this article is precisely this— to de-clutter and explain various costs incurred in general divorce proceedings so that you can make an educated financial decision. We know that a divorce is never easy and that the last thing you want to do is worry about unexpected legal costs. To help, in this article, we discuss the influence of an uncontested and contested divorce case on price, as well as some additional factors that may increase or decrease the overall legal costs.