Divorce 101 FAQs

How Do I Get a Divorce With No Money?

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

Sadly, you cannot get a divorce without spending some money.  In Ontario, the only way to get a divorce is to ask the court to make an order, and the court will charge you some money to make that order.  You can expect to spend several hundreds of dollars in what are called “filing fees” to get your divorce. You can save some money by filling out the papers with your spouse and jointly asking for the divorce order.

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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), Oshawa, Concord, Lindsay, and Peterborough.

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