You’ll probably find quite a variation in hourly rates if you ring around your local area. Yes divorce is expensive especially if it involves disputes over finances or children but it really does pay to have the right person fighting your corner. That’s why you should follow the steps above before you consider price. If you find the right person but are worried about the price then discuss this with them at the outset – there are often payment plans available or ways of “unbundling” the legal service you get to reduce costs but seriously this could be one of the most important decisions of your life, you really don’t want the wrong lawyer! Here’s the link to our Family section on our website: