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'It is only two years since the divorce issue fee went up from £340 to £410. Now £550 is the next proposed hike, over 60% up on 2013.In addition, it has published a further consultation on a number of new fees proposals. This consultation proposes new or increased fees in a range of court and tribunal proceedings and the detailed proposals can be found in chapters 3 and 4 of the new consultation document.
However, other fee rises in the MoJ consultation will hit those going through family law difficulties as fees for appeals and enforcement of orders are also to go up.
These proposals are likely to further limit access to justice to the less well off.'
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