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My son was told that it would cost m $40,000 to 50,000 to go

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My son was told that it would cost him $40,000 to 50,000 to go to trial to try and gain custody of his boys. He has not got that kind of money. Does he have any other options.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Family Law
Expert:  LegalGems replied 1 year ago.

Generally only a highly contested custody battle will cost that much in legal fees. It can be substantially less. The parties can also "stipulate" (agree) to a custody order. If that is not an option, one can choose to represent themselves:

There are also many pro bono or low cost services available: Most have income requirements in order to qualify.

Expert:  LegalGems replied 1 year ago.

Another option is law school clinics, where the students work under the supervision of an attorney.

Expert:  LegalGems replied 1 year ago.

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