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Is the Size of your Wallet Proportionate to the Cost of Your Divorce?

Diane L. Danois, J.D. | Posted 12.21.2014 | Divorce
Diane L. Danois, J.D.

Divorce is expensive. And just how expensive may depend upon the size of your wallet. While mega-watt settlements splash all across social media, the statistics for divorce costs (legal fees and expenses) are largely unavailable because the industry is loath to report such figures.

And The Most Expensive State For Divorce Is...

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 07.15.2014 | Divorce

It's well-known that divorce is expensive -- but depending on where you file, it could cost you even more. See below for a ranking of the most exp...

4 Questions To Ask When Going Through Divorce

Caroline Choi | Posted 02.03.2014 | Divorce
Caroline Choi

In a divorce there are a million concerns that are swirling around in your head as you embark on this daunting and overwhelming process. One of the ways to ease your concerns is to be educated about the divorce process.

Divorce Confidential: Do I Need A Divorce Attorney?

Caroline Choi | Posted 01.23.2014 | Divorce
Caroline Choi

It is important to consider all issues before you make a decision on whether to hire an attorney or not. While legal representation is important, it is not always necessary.

Better Ideas for Handling Divorce

Diane Dimond | Posted 11.17.2013 | Divorce
Diane Dimond

Are you or someone you know contemplating a divorce? Are there plans to hire a lawyer and take the matter to court? At the risk of raising the ire of matrimonial lawyers, I say, you might want to re-think that idea.

How Much Does the Average Divorce Really Cost?

GalTime | Posted 07.30.2013 | Divorce

Anyone who has ever been through a divorce can tell you it's expensive for anyone at any financial level. So, how much does the average divorce really cost? Unfortunately, the answer isn't a simple one.

The Important Thing Many Women Lose After Divorce

Posted 11.14.2012 | Divorce

Divorce strips thousands of women of health insurance coverage every year, according to a new study by the University of Michigan. About 115,000 w...

10 Things Divorce Lawyers Don't Want You To Know

SmartMoney | Catey Hill | Posted 06.18.2012 | Money

SmartMoney: Our heart-to-heart on why it costs so much and takes so long to get out of wedlock. 1. You'll pay more than the advertised rate -- w...

8 Secrets To A ‘Good Divorce’

Eileen Barker | Posted 06.11.2012 | Divorce
Eileen Barker

If you want a "good divorce" -- one that is amicable, based on mutual cooperation and fairness -- don't leave it to chance. Here's eight tips for obtaining a good divorce.