Family Court Fees Increase

Family Court Fees Increase

Fees in the Family Court have remained the same since 2021. However, as of 1st May 2024, a 10% increase will take effect.

The increases come into effect following a period of consultation, with the aim being to enhance the resources available to the Court in the hope of tackling the current delays facing separating families across the UK.

Key increases are as follows:

Application Type

Previous Fee

New Fee

Application for a Child Arrangements Order or other Section 8 Orders





Application for Adoption




Application for a Financial Remedy Order (Contested)







Application for a Financial Remedy Order by consent






Following feedback from practitioners and charities supporting the victims of domestic abuse, the fee to apply to the Court for a Divorce will remain £593.

At Lawson-West Solicitors we have a team of dedicated and specialist Family Law Solicitors who can assist you with the making of any of the above applications, or any other issues you have encountered from the breakdown of your relationship.

Please call us on 0116 212 1000 or alternatively fill in the free Contact Us form and we will get in touch as soon as possible.

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