Helping you through
relationship breakdown

Divorce

Divorce dissolves a marriage. One party to the marriage must issue a divorce ‘petition’ in the family court. That person is then known as the ‘petitioner’. The other person becomes the ‘respondent’. The legal costs for a straightforward uncontested divorce are as follows:

Petitioner Court fee to issue petition £550
  Solicitor’s fees £500
  VAT £100
  Total £1150

We aim to resolve all divorce cases as amicably as possible as this will help with any discussions about children and finances. A divorce can usually be finalised in 6-12 months.