Tips for Managing your Legal Costs and Saving Money in Divorce and Children Disputes

By Punam Denley of Blanchards Law.

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I was driven to write this blog by the experience of a client recently who told me that he had spent £87,000 in legal fees with another firm trying to renegotiate the maintenance payable to his ex-wife under a consent order. It made me wonder just how much he had saved overall and whether it had been a cost-effective exercise.

So here are some tips about getting the right advice at the right price.