Divorce 101 FAQs

What is the Cheapest Way to Get a Divorce?

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Written by Russell Alexander ria@russellalexander.com / (905) 655-6335

Let’s be clear, a “divorce” is simply the legal right to re-marry.  If you are not married, you will not need a divorce. If you are married, you will most likely have other things you need to work out, like support, and a divorce will be just one thing you need to do.

To get a divorce, you need to fill out some papers asking the court to make an order. The cheapest way to get the divorce would be to fill out the papers together with your spouse, rather than having a lawyer fill out of the papers, and jointly ask for the divorce order.  You can find the papers online, fill them out with your spouse and then bring them to the court to be filed.

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Russell Alexander

Russell Alexander is the founder of Russell Alexander Collaborative Family Lawyers and is the firm’s senior partner. At Russell Alexander, our focus is exclusively family law, offering pre-separation legal advice and assisting clients with family related issues, including: custody and access, separation agreements, child and spousal support, division of family property, paternity disputes, and enforcement of court orders. We have locations in Toronto, Markham, Whitby (Brooklin), Lindsay, and Peterborough.

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