Special Report

Most Expensive States to Get a Divorce

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10. Colorado
> Avg. cost of a divorce: $14,500
> Avg. cost with children: $21,700
> Divorced population (15 and older): 11.9% (22nd highest)
> Cost of living: 3.0% more than average (11th highest)

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9. Virginia
> Avg. cost of a divorce: $14,500
> Avg. cost with children: $21,800
> Divorced population (15 and older): 10.0% (11th lowest)
> Cost of living: 2.3% more than average (12th highest)

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8. Georgia
> Avg. cost of a divorce: $14,700
> Avg. cost with children: $22,000
> Divorced population (15 and older): 11.3% (23rd lowest)
> Cost of living: 7.9% less than average (19th lowest)

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7. Connecticut
> Avg. cost of a divorce: $15,500
> Avg. cost with children: $23,300
> Divorced population (15 and older): 10.9% (21st lowest)
> Cost of living: 8.7% more than average (6th highest)

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6. New Jersey
> Avg. cost of a divorce: $15,600
> Avg. cost with children: $23,400
> Divorced population (15 and older): 8.6% (the lowest)
> Cost of living: 13.2% more than average (4th highest)