How it works
What's covered in your sessions?
What's included in the service?
- The process is managed by us from start to finish
- Access to amicable’s user-friendly online portal 24/7
- Telephone support throughout the process
- All divorce documents completed on your behalf
- A comprehensive legally binding consent order
- All court correspondence handled by us
- No need to attend court
- Fixed price with the option to spread the cost over six months
You will both need to provide a snapshot of your current financial position if you purchase this service. We won’t unpick your agreement or create tension, but we’ll let you know if we think the court might raise queries on anything you’ve agreed to. To check if you have an agreement the court is likely to approve, use our agreement checker. If you are not sure about your agreement and want to discuss options please explore our other services.
What is amicable?
We’re an online legal service for divorcing and separating couples. Our specialists help couples get divorced, reach an agreement over their finances and agree on arrangements for their children, without needing to use solicitors.
How is amicable different to solicitors and mediation?
We’re different to solicitors because we work with couples together. We also offer fixed and transparent fees that include VAT and enable couples to spread their payments over several months with our flexible payment plans. We’re more comprehensive than mediation because we also prepare couples' legal documents and manage the court process. Our specialists are trained in helping couples navigate the legal and emotional journey of divorce and separation.
What is the divorce process and how long does it take?
Divorces take a minimum of 7 months to be completed due to the mandatory reflection periods. There are several stages to the divorce process and you can start your divorce yourself through gov.uk, or we have services where this is included. Read more about the divorce process reflection periods. There are several stages to the divorce process and you can start your divorce yourself through here.
How much does it cost to get divorced?
If you start your divorce yourself through gov.uk, you will need to pay the government court fee, which is £593. Use our court fees calculator to explore whether you might be eligible for a discount on the court fees. We offer services which include help with the divorce process and getting your financial arrangements made legally binding.
How do I sort out my money and property?
I’ve already started my divorce, can you still help?
If you’ve already started your divorce through the government website, we can help you agree on your financial arrangements and prepare your consent order which outlines this to the court and is made legally binding once approved by a judge.