Oriental, NC asked in Divorce for North Carolina

Q: Trying to file an uncontested divorce in NC how much does it cost

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Amanda Bowden Houser
Amanda Bowden Houser
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  • Jacksonville, NC
  • Licensed in North Carolina

A: Our firm charges a total flat rate fee of $395 to do everything for you, which if your spouse is somewhat cooperative and willing to sign for service of process by certified mail, would cover everything needed for a standard uncontested divorce including court cost and other fees. It often works out to be close to or less than you can do it yourself unless you are indigent and eligible to have court cost waived.

David Allan King
David Allan King
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  • Raleigh, NC
  • Licensed in North Carolina

A: $225 in filing fees charged by the court. $400-$600 in legal fees charged by a lawyer (if you hire someone). Plus a few other minor expenses, such as certified mail for service of process.

Even if both spouses are cooperating, you may want a separation agreement documenting the financial terms you have agreed to.

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