You can file sep papers yourself and not pay THAT amount but
I would have one look at it to make sure that its ok in my case I messed up but in the long run I did make out. Looks to me this lawyer is high price 300 just to talk think not may want to look for someone else I maybe wrong in the county you are in but still high to me.
Hope the best for you
I am not sure what you mean by separation papers. Can you give me more details on what specifically you asked the attorney to file?
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I visited an attorney last year. I paid around $300 for the consultation. She told me that in order to file the separation papers and have them served, it would cost me $1000! Since I’m a dependent spouse (and can’t get credit on my own) I couldn’t do this.
Is that the “going rate” to file? Or is that a bit high? I reside in Union County, btw.