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How much will it cost to hire a family law lawyer?

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Fees, disbursements and retainers…what does it all mean?

It is very difficult to estimate the total cost of a family law case at the beginning because there are many factors that affect the amount of time the lawyer will have to spend on it: how complicated the issues are, how willing you and your ex-partner are to compromise and whether any issues can be resolved out of court are all factors that affect the ultimate cost.

However, the lawyer should be willing to be frank with you about their fees and what payment arrangements they are prepared to make.

Read on for more money talk and a list of payment questions to ask lawyers.