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Hi all.

Could anyone give me a general ''guesstimate'' of what the total cost might be for a Decree Absolute?

We have the Nisi and are now contesting the financial settlement before applying for the Absolute. I can''t see how we are going to come to an agreement, despite mediation, so court is our only option.

My ex has agreed to pay court fees, which I understand are in the region of £1000 in total.

My solicitor (£200 per hour) has estimated that the total cost to take the matter to court, including solicitors fees, would be in the region of £5,000 each. Does that sound likely?

Thanks and best wishes.

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