Our total marital estate is about 2.5 million which includes one house in Needham with no mortgage and Westport home with 100k on the mortgage, absent that, no debt- what should I expect the max a divorce will cost with an divorce lawyer on both sides?
A divorce attorney who will not throw fuel on the fire or create discovery unnecessarily nor be combative or aggressive without cause, if you can find two of those, the divorce in total can cost as little as $3000.00 if it is mostly collaborative to $15,0000.00 if there is a bit of contention. However if either of you finds one of the angry type lawyers who take out their own personal agenda on cases and make sure to bill bill bill, you each can pay 50k and up. Do your homework, don’t pay for a consult, don’t abuse the lawyers time during the consult and hire someone who you feel you can trust and who is looking to resolve your case with integrity and class, not make his or her billable bonus month/year. Take care and good luck.
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