How to File for Divorce in Riverside County
- Meet the residency requirements
- Obtain a divorce packet from your local court
- File your divorce papers your local court – Petition (Form FL-100) and Summons (Form FL-110)
- Serve the other party
- File your Proof of Service (Form FL-115)
- The other party files their response
How Much Does a Divorce Cost in Riverside County?
In Riverside County, the initial filing fee for a divorce is $450 as of January 1, 2020, but there are more expenses than that. Divorce includes filing fees, attorney fees, and court fees, as well.
The final cost of divorce in Riverside County is different for each case. To get an accurate idea of how much your divorce will cost, please schedule a consultation with a Riverside divorce attorney at our firm.
How Long Does a Divorce Usually Take?
The speed of your divorce depends on many factors, including how long the served party takes to respond; whether or not there are contested issues such as custody or division of the marital property; busy court schedules; and more.
Simple, amicable divorces can sometimes be finalized in just a few months, whereas highly complex and contested divorce cases can take a year or longer. Your best option for determining how long your divorce might take is to discuss your situation with a divorce lawyer near you.
Contact a Divorce Attorney in Riverside Today
At the Law Offices of H. William Edgar, we pride ourselves on being hard-working realists. That means we are always straightforward with you about your case—if you are unlikely to get the results you want, we’ll tell you. If there’s a better solution than the way you’re going, we’ll tell you that too.
No matter what, we fight relentlessly for our clients for the results they want. Find out how a Riverside divorce attorney from our firm can help you!
Get a free consultation with a divorce lawyer in Riverside. We can help you determine your goals, set up a plan, and explain how our divorce attorneys can help. Call (888) 251-9618 today!