I NEED TO PAY FOR A LAWYER FOR
average, we can assist you with your
divorce application for approximately
lawyer is of course personal choice, if
you can afford one, and in some cases
people can get funding through legal aid.
However, we argue that when it comes to a
divorce application, there are a number
of key reasons why, in the vast majority
of cases, there is absolutely no
advantage or need to pay for a lawyer:
Applying for divorce is a straight
forward process and any person can now
Divorce Flow Chart
divorce process is mostly about
completing forms under a set process and
3) In the
event of a divorce being contested, the
court process is straightforward.
Friends, on the basis of
sensible, informed understanding of the
issues involved, at low cost, can help
their clients with the documentation and
guide them through the process and
suopport people in the unusual event that
matters have to go to court.
5) We have
had clients contact us having been quoted
£750 by solicitors just to complete the
divorce petition. This is simply
outrageous. We can assist you, on
average, for about £150.
lawyers still help?
point during family proceedings, the
client, supported by a McKenzie Friend,
is entirely free to consult a lawyer if
he / she so decides. In very exceptional
cases, a good McKenzie Friend will advise
clients to seek appropriate legal advice.