What is the average cost of a divorce in Nebraska?
What is the average cost of a divorce in Nebraska? In Nebraska, the average cost for a contested divorce with child custody and support issues will cost on average $15,600, this includes close to $13,000 in attorney’s fees. Even an uncontested divorce with legal representation can cost $1,500 to $2,000.
How long does it take for a divorce to be final in Nebraska? If the judge signs the Decree and files the Decree with the clerk’s office, the divorce will not be final for 30 days. Also understand that you cannot remarry anyone anywhere in the world until at least six (6) months after the decree is signed by the judge and filed with the clerk’s office, unless your spouse dies.
Who pays the costs in a divorce? The spouse who applies for the divorce is known as the Petitioner and the other person is the Respondent. As they are the person applying for the divorce, the Petitioner will from the outset be responsible for the cost of the divorce. So, on average the Petitioner’s costs will be higher than the Respondent’s.
What is the cheapest cost for a divorce? If both parties agree on all major issues, known as an uncontested divorce, you can keep the costs relatively low. If you do your own divorce papers and your divorce is amicable, costs could be under $500.