Fixed Fees for the Family Law Department

PRELIMINARY INTERVIEW ON ANY FAMILY MATTER Half hour - £75 +VAT total £90
One hour - £150 +VAT total £180
DIVORCE
Petitioner Divorce/
Applicant Civil Partnership dissolution
£450 + VAT total £540 plus court fees
Respondent Divorce/
Respondent Civil Partnership dissolution
£250 + VAT total £300
FINANCIAL MATTERS
Simple Clean Break order – no assets £350 +VAT total £420 plus court fees
Drafting and obtaining Consent order – assets but no pension share and no negotiations £500 +VAT total £600 plus court fees
Drafting and obtaining Consent order – including pension share but no negotiations £750 +VAT total £900 plus court fees
Completion of Form E £250 +VAT total £300
Completion of Statement of issues, Chronology and Questionnaire £350-£500 +VAT total £420-£600 depending on complexity
Attending First Directions appointment £500 +VAT total £600 plus travel costs *
Attending Financial Dispute Resolution appointment £750 +VAT total £900 plus travel costs *
CHILDREN MATTERS
Completing application forms for the court £350 +VAT total £420 plus court fees
Court appointments £500 + VAT total £600 plus travel costs up to an hour of court time
FOR ALL MATTER TYPES
Final hearing half day £1,000 +VAT total £1,200 plus travel costs *
Final hearing whole day £2,000 +VAT total £2,400 plus travel costs *
MISCELLANEOUS
Change of Name deed £100 +VAT total £120
Drafting Living together/pre-nuptial/separation agreements £750 +VAT total £900
Checking the above agreements £500 +VAT total £600
Parental responsibility agreement £150 + VAT total £180


*travel costs consist of mileage at 45p per mile and car park charges.