Ten steps to reduce the pain of divorce
IF YOU can agree everything between you, a solicitor can draw up the documents for £500-£1,000, plus court fees of around £500.
If you fall out and start swapping solicitors’ letters you’ll easily run up £4,000 to £5,000 of costs. If you go through the entire court process, you can spend £10,000 – and plenty of people end up spending more than double that.
Acting rashly when a marriage breaks down can leave you infinancial difficulty