Psychologists say divorce is the second most stressful event in life, after the death of a spouse or child. It can also be very expensive. However, there are ways to minimize costs that we have written about before. In a word: preparation. In two words: preparation and organization. Here is some more detailed advice from a California attorney:
Can you reduce your attorney cost? While it may be difficult to reduce your dental bills when you have a toothache or a doctor bill when you have the flu, you can absolutely reduce your legal bills with one simple trick: preparation. Doctors and dentists charge you per visit. With the exception of flat fee items, attorneys generally charge by time. It literally pays to get organized before seeing your attorney.