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22 Apr, 2013

Business of divorce gets more lucrative – Sydney Morning Herald

General manager of IBISWorld (Australia) Karen Dobie said the average cost of a straight divorce was $3600 per couple, while a contested one was just under $10,000. The research found the number of divorces in Australia had risen from 47,209 a year to 51,311 in the past five years. In that time the overall cost rose by 13.5 per cent to $184.1 million, while contested divorce costs rose 14.7 per cent to $155.5 million.

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