Family Law Prof Blog

Editor: Margaret Ryznar
Indiana University
Robert H. McKinney School of Law

Saturday, September 3, 2022

Cost of Divorce in 2022

From Fortune:

Although the U.S. divorce rate is declining, over 600,000 Americans get divorced each year, sustaining a more than $11 billion-per-year legal industry. What does this mean for individual marriages, and how much does a divorce really cost in 2022?

The median cost of a divorce in the U.S. is $7,000, while the average is between $15,000 and $20,000. But this is not a one-size-fits-all price tag. More complicated “contested” divorces can be significantly more expensive, while uncontested divorces can be significantly cheaper. Here’s everything you need to know to help you determine what your divorce may cost.

Read more here.

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