Special Report

Most Expensive States to Get Divorced

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45. New Mexico
> Average cost of divorce: $10,700
> Average attorney fee: $8,400 (6th lowest)
> Court filing fee: $132 (8th lowest)
> Divorce rate: 3.3 per 1,000 residents (22nd highest)

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44. South Dakota
> Average cost of divorce: $10,900
> Average attorney fee: $8,600 (8th lowest)
> Court filing fee: $95 (6th lowest)
> Divorce rate: 2.6 per 1,000 residents (12th lowest)

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43. Kansas
> Average cost of divorce: $10,900
> Average attorney fee: $8,600 (8th lowest)
> Court filing fee: $174 (18th lowest)
> Divorce rate: 2.8 per 1,000 residents (18th lowest)

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42. Mississippi
> Average cost of divorce: $11,000
> Average attorney fee: $8,700 (9th lowest)
> Court filing fee: $50 (the lowest)
> Divorce rate: 3.4 per 1,000 residents (19th highest)

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41. Maine
> Average cost of divorce: $11,100
> Average attorney fee: $8,800 (12th lowest)
> Court filing fee: $150 (12th lowest)
> Divorce rate: 3.4 per 1,000 residents (15th highest)

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