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This Is How Much It Costs to Get Divorced in Every State

Hristina Byrnes

Colorado
> Avg. cost of divorce without children: $14,500 (9th highest)
> Avg. cost of divorce with children: $21,700 (10th highest)
> Avg. divorce filing fee: $230
> Cost of living: 3.2% greater than the national average
> Median household income: $71,953 (11th highest)
> Divorced population: 11.8% (20th highest)

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Connecticut
> Avg. cost of divorce without children: $15,500 (7th highest)
> Avg. cost of divorce with children: $23,300 (7th highest)
> Avg. divorce filing fee: $360
> Cost of living: 8.0% greater than the national average
> Median household income: $76,348 (5th highest)
> Divorced population: 10.9% (18th lowest)

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Delaware
> Avg. cost of divorce without children: $16,200 (3rd highest)
> Avg. cost of divorce with children: $24,300 (3rd highest)
> Avg. divorce filing fee: $150 – $160
> Cost of living: 0.1% greater than the national average
> Median household income: $64,805 (16th highest)
> Divorced population: 11.0% (21st lowest)

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Florida
> Avg. cost of divorce without children: $13,500 (15th highest)
> Avg. cost of divorce with children: $20,300 (16th highest)
> Avg. divorce filing fee: $350 – $410
> Cost of living: 0.1% less than the national average
> Median household income: $55,462 (14th lowest)
> Divorced population: 13.2% (4th highest)

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Georgia
> Avg. cost of divorce without children: $14,700 (8th highest)
> Avg. cost of divorce with children: $22,000 (8th highest)
> Avg. divorce filing fee: $150 – $250
> Cost of living: 7.5% less than the national average
> Median household income: $58,756 (23rd lowest)
> Divorced population: 11.3% (25th highest)

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