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All the ways you lose money by getting divorced

Cheapism Logo By Saundra Latham of Cheapism | Slide 2 of 15: Simply filing paperwork for a divorce isn't cheap, but what you'll pay varies by where you live. According to Divorce Writer, you could pay as little as $50 to $75 to file in Mississippi, or more than $400 in California. (Most states are around $150 to $200.) While fee waivers are available for very low-income filers, qualifying can be difficult.

FILING FEES

Simply filing paperwork for a divorce isn't cheap, but what you'll pay varies by where you live. According to Divorce Writer, you could pay as little as $50 to $75 to file in Mississippi, or more than $400 in California. (Most states are around $150 to $200.) While fee waivers are available for very low-income filers, qualifying can be difficult.

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