1. Honor Lawyers
Basically, there is no fixed rate that determines the amount of a lawyer’s honor in a divorce process. The amount of advocate services costs can be determined according to the agreement between the client and the lawyer, in accordance with the Article on Advocates. Typically, a lawyer will offer legal services with two types of payments that his clients can choose according to their needs, namely lump sum (pay cash) or hourly basis (hourly count). The details of the legal costs of hiring an advocate’s services are:
• Honorarium advocate;
• Accommodation costs;
• Trial fees; and
• The cost of a case win (success fee) is around 5-20%.
2. Case Advance Costs
The amount of the down-payment fee varies by region, depending on where you will process/file the divorce case. Well, for example, you will file for divorce from your wife who is domiciled in South Jakarta, then the total down payment fee will be adjusted to the provisions of the South Jakarta Religious Court.
Especially for couples whose religion is other than Islam, filing for divorce can be done at the District Court located in the defendant’s residence. A little note, usually the cost of divorce proceedings in the District Court is slightly different from in the Religious Courts.
3. Registration Fees for Divorce
When the divorce has received an official verdict from the court, then the divorce must be recorded in the Civil Registry. Here, the court (clerk and court … Read More