How Much Will My Divorce Cost and How Long Will it Take?

Results from Nolo’s nationwide divorce survey — typical hourly divorce attorney fees, total cost of divorce, how long divorce takes, and more.

By Kathleen Michon, J.D.

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When couples start thinking about divorce, one of the first questions they have is: How much will a divorce cost? Attorney fees range widely and the total cost of your divorce will depend on numerous factors, such as where you live, whom you hire, whether your spouse is combative or collegial, how many issues you’ll need to resolve — and the list goes on. It’s a similar story if you try to find out how long your divorce might take. Read more “How Much Will My Divorce Cost and How Long Will it Take?”