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How Much Does a Divorce Cost if Both Parties Agree?

 August 2023

Divorce costs are an understandable concern for separating couples. Often parties are having to find the money for new living expenses on top of existing financial commitments. That’s why Fullers Family Law offer a fixed fee divorce package and our Together We Part divorce service.

In this article, our family law solicitors look at how much a divorce costs if a husband and wife agree that they want a divorce.

Initial Discussion

This summary provides general information and does not constitute legal advice on any individual circumstances. 

For an initial discussion and a no-obligation quote, get in touch with us today by simply calling us on 01234 343134 or email us at and a member of our team will get back to you.

No-Fault Divorce Proceedings

No-fault divorce proceedings can be started by you as the sole applicant or jointly with your husband or wife. You can get an agreed divorce whether or not you start the divorce proceedings with your spouse. There is no need to give a reason for the marriage breakdown in the divorce application. There is also no need to go to a court hearing to obtain your divorce.

An agreed divorce still takes about 6 months to obtain. That’s because there are court rules that mean you cannot progress the divorce proceedings and get your final order of divorce at a faster pace than the rules allow.

Fixed Fee No-fault Divorce Costs 

At Fullers Family Law we offer a fixed-fee divorce package so you know where you stand on costs. That’s the case whether you are applying for a divorce as a sole applicant or you are responding to the divorce application.

Additional Legal Advice

In addition to your agreed divorce costs, you may need additional legal advice to sort out a financial settlement, financial court order, parenting plan for your children or child arrangements order. Resolving childcare arrangements or a financial settlement using family mediation is usually significantly cheaper and quicker than making an application to the court.

Our family law solicitors can advise you on the full range of options to reach an agreement on parenting arrangements and financial matters, including our Together We Part service.

Together We Part Service

You may agree to a divorce and also have agreed to what will happen with the family home, the pension and any savings. If so, that is great as our family law solicitors can help you convert your financial agreement into a binding financial court order.

If you are not in complete agreement but you want to work with your husband or wife to reach an agreement, then our Together We Part service may be a good option for you.

Our Together We Part service allows you and your spouse to see the same solicitor to deal with issues regarding child arrangements or financial settlement rather than the usual two.

Instead of you each getting legal advice about what you might get in a best-case scenario if you went to court from two different divorce lawyers, one lawyer explains the two extremes and the more likely middle-ground approach that a court might take. That conciliatory approach works for some couples as it helps them focus on likely outcomes rather than risking money in a court application with no guarantees of a court order giving them exactly what they want.

The Together We Part service helps you focus on resolving outstanding issues as quickly and as amicably as possible. If it is not suitable for you then there are lots of alternatives to help you reach a resolution, such as family mediation.

Our family law solicitors can help you work out which option is the best one for you.

How Can Fullers Help?

We understand that finding a solicitor that you feel understands your own specific situation can be a daunting task. So, you can book a free call back with us here.

We have also created a series of fixed-price consultation meetings with a full ‘no questions asked’ money-back guarantee promise.

For an initial discussion and a no-obligation quote, get in touch with us today by simply calling us on 01234 343134, filling in the contact form below, or emailing us at and a member of our team will get back to you.

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