How to divorce and keep costs down

[ 0 ] March 4, 2013

How to divorce and keep costs down

It is totally understandable why people turn to the Internet looking for information on how to divorce. Reasons include the need for keeping costs lower, the privacy the Internet gives people, and of course learning how to divorce is easy online thanks to the wealth of free information.

Today we wanted to highlight a few articles that look at keeping the costs down and also give further information on how to divorce in the UK.

How to divorce and keep expenses down – The first article we would like to highlight can be found here, which includes some quick tips on how to keep down the expenses of divorce. They explain right away that conflict will of course directly affect the cost of divorce, and the best bet will always be to have a good level of communication although in most cases this might not be possible.

You will also find details on different factors that cause divorce costs to rise, including where you live, the type of divorce you are after, how complex your affairs are, and also how much control you have over your emotions. Take a look at the article via the above link and let us know your thoughts in the comments.

Legal Ombudsman criticises UK divorce costs – while we are on the subject of divorce costs it would be good to point out some recent news. This article by Divorce Online has touched on the topic of divorce costs and explains the differences between disputed divorce cases and those that are straightforward.

They highlight a report by the Legal Ombudsman that criticised certain divorce Solicitors and the charges they offer. They also touch on the problems with hour rates for divorce and how this can really push up the costs. Take a look at this article in more detail via the above link and remember to bookmark our How To Divorce page for further news and information.

We would also like to feature another article that includes some good points on keeping divorce costs down. They include the obvious point of trying to resolve matters harmoniously will help a lot, keeping financial details well ordered is a good idea and also the important point of making a to-do list of things you want to discuss before a meeting.

Most importantly you should discuss costs with your solicitor in detail right at the start, which is explained further in the above article and also a point the Legal Ombudsman raised as one way for costs to get out of control.

Lastly, if you live in England or Wales and need to learn how to divorce a missing spouse then this article will be a great help.

If you have divorce tips of your own for other readers, then feel free to share them in the comments.


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