I can’t tell you how many times I have written articles about folks being scammed by online divorce services. But I swore to write a new article every time I get a call from another person telling me their horror stories. So here it goes.
This person decided they wanted to get their divorce completed cheap and fast. So what did she do? She Googled “Cheap and fast divorce”
The company that came up, which I won’t go as far to say, told her that they would complete her divorce for a flat fee. The website said the cost was $150. But when she was getting ready to pay, they told her it was going to be closer to $399. So she paid the fee and thought all was well.
A few weeks later she received the divorce forms and they were totally blank. I am going to say that again. The divorce forms were completely blank. Meaning not even her name was on them.
So what she was told on the phone and what she received were two different things. She literally spent $400 on forms that she could have gotten for free on the internet.
To add insult to injury, she later found that they had charged her close to $600 for the divorce forms she received that were totally worthless.
When she called the company to let them know about the over charge, they informed here that there are regulatory fees that they have to charge by law that they don’t have any control over.
Are you serious? Regulatory fees? What a total scam.
I advised her to make a claim with her credit card company and to report the actions of the company.
Sadly, I had to tell her that the documents she received were not worth a single penny. In fact, a review of the documents she received were not even the updated or correct forms the Los Angeles Courts are using.
If you are searching for cheap and fast divorce services in California, just remember that there is a lot of fraud in this industry and on the internet.
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