Divorce - Fee InformationFL

Overview

An Uncontested Divorce is where the parties are in agreement to all aspects of their divorce including, but not limited to, their children and/or any property that the parties may have. These Flat Fees include the drafting of all documents, any edits that are needed, the filing fees, and attendance at the final hearing.

 

A Contested Divorce is when the parties use the Court's intervention to settle their case.

Services

Service Fee
Simplified DivorceThis is a flat fee. If the case becomes contested, then the case will no longer be uncontested and an additional retainer may be necessary. $1,200.00
Uncontested Divorce - no Children or PropertyThis is a flat fee. If the case becomes contested, then the case will no longer be uncontested and an additional retainer may be necessary. $1,500.00
Uncontested Divorce with children and/or propertyThis is a flat fee. If the case becomes contested, then the case will no longer be uncontested and an additional retainer may be necessary. $1,900.00
Contested DivorceThe initial Retainer/Fees start at $4000.00 depending on the severity of the matter. This should take a case to mediation. However, this is dependant on the actions taken prior to the attendance at mediation. $4,000.00
Modification of DivorceThe initial Retainer/Fees start at $2500.00 depending on the severity of the matter. This should take a case to mediation. However, this is dependant on the actions taken prior to the attendance at mediation. $2,500.00

Disbursements

Simplified Divorce

Disbursement Fee
Filing FeeFiling fees for a new case with the Courts $414.00

Uncontested Divorce - no Children or Property

Disbursement Fee
Filing FeeThe fee to be paid upon filing to the Clerk. $414.00

Uncontested Divorce with children and/or property

Disbursement Fee
Filing FeeThe fee to be paid upon filing to the Clerk. $414.00

Contested Divorce

Disbursement Fee
Filing FeesFiling fees for a new case with the Courts. $424.00

Modification of Divorce

Disbursement Fee
Filing FeesFiling fees for a new case with the Courts. $55.00

Key Stages and Timescales

Simplified Divorce

Key Stage Timescale
Initial docs for Review 1 – 3 week(s)

Uncontested Divorce - no Children or Property

Key Stage Timescale
Initial Docs for Review 1 – 3 week(s)

Uncontested Divorce with children and/or property

Key Stage Timescale
Initial Docs for Review 1 – 3 week(s)

Contested Divorce

Key Stage Timescale
Drafting of Initial Documents for Filing 1 – 2 week(s)

Modification of Divorce

Key Stage Timescale
Drafting and filing on Documents 1 – 2 week(s)

Professionals

Michael Costantino

Attorney

Qualification Educational Institution
Florida Bar Nova Southeastern University
Areas of Law Practiced Experience Time Spent
Family Lay 17 year(s) 100%

Shannon West

Associate Attorney

Qualification Educational Institution
Florida Bar Nova Southeastern University
Areas of Law Practiced Experience Time Spent
Family Law 8 year(s) 100%