Special Report

Most Expensive States to Get a Divorce

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50. Montana
> Avg. cost of a divorce: $8,400
> Avg. cost with children: $12,600
> Divorced population (15 and older): 12.6% (12th highest)
> Cost of living: 5.9% less than average (24th lowest)

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49. Kentucky
> Avg. cost of a divorce: $10,200
> Avg. cost with children: $15,300
> Divorced population (15 and older): 13.1% (8th highest)
> Cost of living: 12.2% less than average (5th lowest)

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48. Nebraska
> Avg. cost of a divorce: $10,400
> Avg. cost with children: $15,600
> Divorced population (15 and older): 10.3% (13th lowest)
> Cost of living: 9.5% less than average (16th lowest)

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47. North Dakota
> Avg. cost of a divorce: $10,400
> Avg. cost with children: $15,600
> Divorced population (15 and older): 9.3% (5th lowest)
> Cost of living: 8.5% less than average (18th lowest)

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46. West Virginia
> Avg. cost of a divorce: $10,400
> Avg. cost with children: $15,600
> Divorced population (15 and older): 13.3% (4th highest)
> Cost of living: 12.4% less than average (4th lowest)

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