Ways to Pay

Ways To Pay

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One hour of legal advice – £135.00 + VAT

Full consideration of the issue with tailored legal advice. Includes follow-up written advice explaining options available and if required writing to the other party in order to make your intentions clear, inform them of your concern and any actions that we have advised you should take.


Client must pay prior to the appointment.


15 Minute free appointment (to discuss fee structure only)

This appointment is for a free overview of our fee scheme – no legal advice will be given.

Client will have the option to purchase one hour’s legal advice for their issue after discussing fees. If they think they may want to do this the funds must be available to make immediate payment (£135.00 + VAT).


Divorce client as petitioner – £500.00 + Vat + disbursements (petition)

(£800.00 On account required at first appointment)

*Divorce court fee – £593.00 (Payable to the court)

*The divorce court fee includes the issue fee and fee for decree absolute.


Client as a respondent – £300.00 + VAT

(On an undefended divorce)


Diy pack – £100.00 + VAT

Pack consists of printed materials – no legal advice is included.


Children act matter (contact / residence disputes) non emergency application – £850.00 + VAT + disbursements

(To end of first hearing)


Emergency application – £1,000.00 + VAT + disbursements

(To end of first hearing)


Subsequent hearings from £300.00 + VAT + disbursements

(Dependent on paperwork involved)

*The disbursements include a court fee of £232 in both emergency and non‑emergency cases


Financial matters
Basic drafting of  – Starting from £500.00 + VAT

Consent order


Issue fee – £53.00 (Payable to the court)

Fees are dependent on complexity of assets involved. This fee does not include undertaking negotiation.


Cohabitation agreement – Starting from £500.00 + VAT


Separation agreement – Starting from £750.00 + VAT

(Can be used for unmarried couples)


Change of name deed – £75.00 + VAT

(For adults only)


Prenuptial agreement – Starting from £950.00 + VAT


Assistance with preparation of statement – £50.00 + VAT


Affidavit fee – £5.00 + £2.00 Per exhibit


Advice – client acting as a litigant in person – £135.00 + VAT

Additional consideration / preparation of – £175.00 + VAT



Mediation information & assessment meeting (miam) – £95.00 + VAT (each)

Subsequent sessions – £150.00 + VAT (each)




Fees are quoted as ‘starting from’ in the eventuality that the issue is more complex than initially believed – however, fees are generally as they are quoted

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  • Bolton 01204 377600
  • Bury 0161 359 3880

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We offer a full range of legal services for individuals and businesses alike.

Many of our services are provided UK-wide, with our physical offices located in Bolton and Bury.

AFG were recommended to me by the agents selling my property, in the main I dealt with Elizabeth who was ever the professional, dealt with all matters quickly and answered any questions I had promptly. Elizabeth also kept me updated throughout the process for which I was extremely grateful. Thanks also to Dominique for dealing with the conveyancing so quickly , much appreciated. Wouldn’t hesitate to recommend AFG.

Janet Silvester

Dominique Oliviero, Elizabeth McWhinnie

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