Does a divorce have to cost money?
When filing an Application for Divorce, the Court charges a filing fee, which is currently $930. In certain circumstances, you may be eligible for a reduction of this filing fee to $280.
Is DIY divorce a good idea?
You’re probably a good candidate for a DIY divorce if: you and your spouse are in agreement on all issues (division of property, custody, and support); you’re comfortable with the arrangements for your children in terms of custody and support, and shared parenting time.
Can I divorce without court?
The divorce process will end your marriage. You can only get a divorce if you’ve been married for at least one year. You might be able to get divorced without needing a solicitor or going to court if you and your ex-partner can agree you both want a divorce, and on the reason why.
Is it worth getting a divorce lawyer?
If you and your spouse agree on all the terms of your divorce, you can file for an uncontested divorce without the help of a lawyer. However, it is always advisable to at least have a lawyer look through your agreement in an uncontested divorce to make sure that your rights and interests are protected.