Darren Gingras, President of The Common Sense Divorce gives his top five ways to reduce the costs of a divorce:

By Melissa Leong | Financial Post | March 1, 2014

National Post | Five ways to reduce the costs of a divorce

  1. Keep it amicable
  2. Understand your financial present and future
  3. Check your interactions with your lawyer
  4. Consider mediation
  5. Find a collaborative lawyer
According to Canadian Lawyer’s 2013 legal fees survey, the cost of an uncontested divorce ranges from $801 to $1,608. A contested divorce, meanwhile, can cost between $5,743 to $33,881. And if your case goes to court, you could face higher legal fees than that. This financial toll doesn’t include the possibility of child support and spousal…

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Gail Vaz-Oxlade: Canadian best-selling financial author, host of TV’s ’till Debt Do Us Part, Princess and Money Moron and co-founder of the Common Sense Divorce.

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