Reginald Black

Feb 20, 2017

I can\'t say enough about Kathleen Gingrich. I needed her services at a very difficult time in my life. ...

Deb Hoffert

Feb 08, 2017

I can not say enough great things about this law firm. Everyone is extremely knowledgeable, professional and above all else ...

John Arena

Feb 01, 2017

Peter Russo and the staff at his firm have handled my personal and professional business for almost a decade. His ...

rick scott

Feb 01, 2017

Peter was easy to work with and handled my case first class. He was knowledgeable about my case (possible age ...

Jenn Spears Brenize

Feb 01, 2017

Peter is extremely knowledgeable and aggressive, yet even-tempered. He is professional, diligent, and compassionate, and responsive to his clients\' ...

Lars Beck

Feb 26, 2021

I have full confidence that Kathleen understands our business, and that she provides super advice that positions us. She is ...

Jay Himes

Feb 23, 2021

Kara and her Paralegal Ann were both very helpful with what we needed to accomplish. Communication was excellent and everything ...

Robinette Butts

Sep 01, 2020

Very positive, helpful beyond words of thankfulness for the time I needed expertise a nd guidance. THANK you, again Kathleen. ...

Rebecca Foote

Aug 07, 2020

Kara Haggerty is always a pleasure to work with. She is knowledgeable, responsive and fights for her clients. I personally ...


Aug 05, 2020

Kara Haggerty was fantastic from start to finish. She demonstrated her expertise and made her client the priority. Cannot recommend ...

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The Truth About How Much Divorce Costs

The Truth About How Much Divorce Costs

Popular culture has widely embraced the idea that all divorce is an expensive, complex process. In reality, many divorces are surprisingly inexpensive and straightforward. The majority of divorces fall somewhere between these two extremes. If you were to ask the question, “How much does divorce cost?” the answer would be specifically tailored to you, your marriage, your goals and your general approach to divorce.

Oftentimes, the most expensive divorces are those that are highly contested. If spouses fundamentally disagree about matters like property division or child custody, litigating these issues can be time-consuming and costly. Every time that you or your spouse needs to use the aid of an attorney to complete a task, that task will cost your attorney time and will cost you money in return.

If you and your spouse agree on most issues but have complex assets to divide or a complex child custody arrangement to construct, you may be able to save money by mediating or otherwise negotiating the terms of your divorce with the aid of your attorneys. Keeping your case largely out of court will almost certainly save you a significant amount of money.

Finally, if you and your spouse do not disagree on matters of property division or child custody and can generally communicate the terms of your divorce to your attorneys, your case will prove to be relatively inexpensive and straightforward, provided that the terms of your settlement are fair and the terms of your child custody arrangement suit the best interests of any children affected by it.

Source: The Huffington Post, “What Every Divorce Lawyer Should Tell Their Clients,” Christian Denmon, Feb. 18, 2015

The Truth About How Much Divorce Costs

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