Attorney fees charged in divorce cases vary widely depending on a number of factors. These factors will typically include the amount of time and skill required to resolve the case by mediation or trial, whether the property division is contested, whether there are child related issues such as conservatorship (custody), support, and visitation. So additional information is needed to assess your case. AVVO is a good place to find family lawyers in your area who may be able to help. Also, picking up the phone to explore hourly rates for needed services might be helpful to find someone who can help at a rate you can afford.
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Contact an attorney and set up a consultation. It is important to find out the facts of your case before they can give you quote on what their representation will cost. There are many attorney that will due reduced rate cases or flat fee cases, it all depends on your facts. Some will even go through the case enough to allow you to finalize on your own. I do not recommend handing the divorce without an attorney. They can explain to you the local rules of the court. It is important to find an attorney you are comfortable with and provides you with the necessary information. if your spouse has already filed, they maybe able to help you finalize the case with minimal fees. Even if you are charged a consultation fee, most fees will apply that fee toward any fee agreement you sign.
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