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Henry James Joseph, Esq.
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Uncontested Divorce
Actions and Proceedings:
Contested Divorce
Family Court:  Custody, Visitation, Child Support, Family Offense, Neglect/Abuse
Uncontested divorce is where both spouses agree on all terms and conditions.  Both must want the same result and agree on what to do with property and children.

$ 1,500.00 if there are no children or property to divide, plus court costs of $379.00.  If children or property must be settled, $2,000.00.
This office can be retained for the following types of cases:
- Divorce (contested and uncontested)
- Custody/Visitation
- Child Support
- Orders of Protection (Family Offense Petitions in Family Court)
- Neglect/Abuse

Where spouses disagree over any issue, court intervention is almost certainly going to be required, unless negotiation can result in an agreement.

$400 per hour plus court costs of $424.00.  Twenty hours ($8,000.00) plus court costs due at hiring.  Most, but not all, contested divorce cases take 24-36 months and can cost upwards of $20,000.00 prior to trial.
$400.00 per hour.  No court costs.  Ten hours ($4,000.00) due at hiring.  Court orders for attorneys fees in Family Court are exceedingly rare.  This is is topic we can discuss at your consultation.  
CONSULTATION FEE:  There is no charge for the first 30 minutes of consultation.

SPECIAL RATES FOR MEMBERS OF THE UNIFORMED/ARMED SERVICES:  Members of Service in the NYPD and firefighters/EMTs in the FDNY living in the five boroughs of NYC, and active or reservist duty military service and Coast Guard members and their immediate family members are eligible to pay a reduced hourly rate of $265.00 per hour.