The Divorce Numbers Are In

The Divorce Numbers Are In | Don Sinkov

{1:16 minutes to read} As with so many things, except maybe gasoline and heating oil, divorce in Westchester is even more expensive in 2016. A matrimonial attorney recently told me, “I can’t believe how much the divorce lawyers are getting for their retainers.” He is charging an average of $12,000 but currently has a case with another attorney whose minimum retainer is $25,000. When I asked what kind of case would warrant a $25,000 retainer, he explained that it was an angry spouse who had fired four previous attorneys.

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