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Fixed Fee Divorce – Instruct a Solicitor

£500.00 plus VAT

On the basis your divorce is undefended and straight forward we will represent you from start to finish from initial instructions to decree absolute.

About this Service

If you are the Petitioner to a divorce our fixed fee will include the following:

  • an initial face to face meeting with a family lawyer (usually £100 + VAT)
  • drafting the divorce petition
  • correspondence with the other party or their solicitors to agree the content of the petition (where necessary)
  • sending your divorce petition to the Court
  • Preparing your statement in support of divorce and application for a Decree Nisi
  • Preparing your application for Decree Absolute
  • offering you advice concerning the divorce throughout

The fixed fee does not include the following:

  • payment of any Court fees (the Court fee for issuing a divorce petition is currently £550)
  • if the other party defends the divorce
  • the cost of having to arrange for the other other party to be personally served with the divorce papers if he/she does not acknowledge receiving them
  • applying for an order for service other than by post
  • representing you at any Court hearings
  • enforcing an Order for costs obtained against the other party
  • amending any papers after they have been sent to the Court
  • any cost in relation to obtaining a certified copy of your marriage certificate (if you do not have the original)
  • any cost in relation to translating your marriage certificate if it is not in English
  • any advice in relation to children and finance issues

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