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Fixed Fee Divorce Solicitors

Getting divorced is emotionally painful and stressful enough without having to worry endlessly about whether your legal costs are going to spiral out of control.

If your marriage has come to an end, you deserve the peace of mind of knowing that your case will be dealt with by experienced divorce lawyers. And also a clear idea of what your legal bills are likely to be and exactly what is covered and what is not.

This is where Wards Solicitors’ range of fixed fee divorce packages can help. We will discuss your circumstances and needs including which of our options is the most suitable for you at an initial meeting.

Our fixed fee options for divorce are set out below:

Divorce advice and assistance

Applicant  –  £600 plus vat

  • Advice in connection with divorce and the divorce process.
  • Drafting the divorce application.
  • Issuing the application with the court.
  • Applying for the Conditional Order.
  • Applying for the Final Order.

You will be responsible for the court fee, currently £593.

Respondent – £395 plus vat

  • Advising upon the contents of a divorce application received by you either as a draft or from the court.
  • Assisting in the completion of the Acknowledgement of Service form.
  • Advising you on the Conditional Order and Final Order as each is pronounced.

Exemptions to the fixed fee

Our divorce fixed fees do not include any work in connection with financial or children issues.  We will discuss with you your funding options if you need our help with making arrangements for your children or reaching a financial settlement.

Most divorce procedure is straightforward however there are some situations not covered by our fixed fee.

"Alison Bradley was fantastic throughout my case. I found her friendly, professional and she advised me appropriately when the other side were being difficult. I would therefore recommend Alison to friends, family/work colleagues."

"The support I received from Louise was invaluable. Her performance in court was excellent and I felt she represented me and my case to the highest standard."

"I will always appreciate Sylvie Feltham's advice, support and understanding at a very traumatic time in my life. Thank you."

"Without doubt truly satisfied. Could not have wished for anyone else to represent me. Amy was a saint - fantastic."

"Jessica Williams was attentive and professional at all times. Also realistic and worked in my best interests."

They include the following:

  • The divorce is disputed from the outset
  • Amendments are required to the divorce application
  • Any court hearings are required for example in disputed claims
  • The whereabouts of the other party are not known
  • Additional applications to the court including dispensing with service, substituted or deemed service
  • Obtaining duplicate marriage certificate or applying to the court to proceed without a certificate
  • The respondent does not complete the acknowledgement of service form and personal service is required
  • International elements including issues around which court or country the divorce can or should start in