Divorce is a very traumatic experience for a family. Uncertainty can add to the stress. Always try to reach a fair settlement as quickly as possible. South African divorce laws make an amicable divorce possible but much will depend on you. When children are invovlved remember to look after their interests.
It is not possible to set a standard fee. When you consult an attorney, you are paying for paying for his time and expertise and his fee is dependant on the time spent on each individual case.