Cost of a Divorce in New Jersey By New Jersey Divorce Attorney Santo Artusa
Various Costs Depending On Type Of New Jersey Divorce Costs Vary Greatly Per Case
Contested Case Concerning Financial Issues
The Average Divorce in New Jersey is Approximately $12,000
Again, that number is merely an average. It may cost less or substantially more.
It will cost more if there is a trial as to financial issues such as a home, alimony and investment properties, stock options, restricted stock or a family-owned business.
Contested Case Concerning Child Custody
It is not uncommon for a Contested Divorce or Child Custody Case to Cost More than $50,000. The cost of your lawyer, for example my hourly rate is $375 plus the cost of a child custody expert and a trial can easily exceed $50,000. It is not unheard of for divorce cases with child custody disputes to cost more than $500,000, yes $500,000.