MOJ increases fee for issuing divorce proceedings

MOJ increases fee for issuing divorce proceedings

Posted by on Jul 30, 2015 in News

The Government plans to increase the fees for issuing divorce proceedings from £410 to £550. Originally this figure was set to £750, which would have been an 80% increase, however, the MOJ reconsidered and increased instead by about a third which according to them is more ‘affordable’.

There will, however, be a fee remission in cases where the party is vulnerable, such as women in low-income households.

To read the full article and response document, please click on the Family Law Week’s link.

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