Pricing

Fixed Fee Divorce Petitioner Package

Need help getting divorce proceedings started?

When you need to start divorce proceedings, it is essential to make sure all necessary paperwork is completed accurately and submitted promptly. This can help you achieve your divorce more smoothly and avoiding the risk of any mistakes that could cause delays or other problems. Johnson Astills are on the HMCTS portal which allows a divorce petition to be submitted much quicker.

For a fixed price of £1,450 (inc VAT) our friendly, expert divorce solicitors will guide you through the entire process of petitioning for divorce. We will ensure every detail is taken care of, making the process much simpler and less stressful for you.

This fixed price includes:

  • Legal Fees: £750.00
  • VAT: £150.00
  • Court Fees: £550.00
  • Total: £1,450.00

We can work with you through email, over the phone, via video conferencing or in person (where appropriate in line with current government COVID-19 guidelines).

Not quite ready to start divorce proceedings? We also offer a fixed fee initial consultation to talk you through how divorce works, your legal rights and what you can expect from any financial settlement and arrangements for children.

What is included with our fixed fee divorce petitioner package?

Our fixed fee divorce petitioner package includes:

  • Preparing and submitting:
    • The Divorce Petition
    • Any accompanying documentation required
    • The application for the Decree Nisi
    • The application for the Decree Absolute
  • Correspondence between you, your spouse and the court
  • Court Fee of £550

What isn’t covered by our fixed fee package?

Our fixed fee divorce petitioner package covers uncontested divorce proceedings. It does not cover:

  • Contested divorce proceedings (if your spouse chooses to defend the divorce)
  • Finances
  • Personal Service
  • Arrangements for children (we offer a separate Fixed Fee Child Arrangements Package)

Our divorce solicitors will be happy to assist with these other matters for an additional fee, so, should you need assistance in these areas, please get in touch.

Paying for your fixed fee divorce petitioner package

When you choose our fixed fee divorce petitioner package, you don’t need to pay the full fee in advance. Instead, we will agree timings for a number of staged payments, allowing you to spread the cost of paying for our services. Prior to issue, we will require one half of the divorce costs plus the court fee and pay the remainder upon application for DA.

Why choose Johnson Astills?

At Johnson Astills, our expert team of family lawyers have many years of experience helping families and individuals to successfully navigate every part of getting divorced during what can be very challenging times.

Our leading expertise in family law has been independently recognised with accreditation by the Law Society in Family Law Advanced and Children Law.

Several of our family law team are members of Resolution, including Emma Mitchell and Joanne Donald. Resolution is an organisation of specialist family lawyers committed to reducing conflict in family law through methods such as collaborative law.

Emma Mitchell is a trained Collaborative Lawyer, allowing us to offer this highly effective and popular method of dispute resolution for divorce finances and arrangements for children.

We are Lexcel accredited by the Law Society for the high standards of our legal practices and are independently regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA).

Take a look at our other fixed fee divorce services

Alongside our fixed fee divorce petitioner package, we also offer a range of other fixed fee divorce services to help you through every aspect of getting divorced:

Speak to our expert divorce solicitors in Leicester & Loughborough now

To discuss your requirements with our friendly, expert divorce solicitors in Leicester or Loughborough, please get in touch.

You can contact your local Johnson Astills office or feel free to use our contact form to request a call back.