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FEES AND COSTS

We deeply value communication and transparency.  We believe clients should be fully informed regarding all areas of the legal process, including the cost of services.

 

The information provided below regarding fees and costs are merely for informational purposesrepresent estimates of fees and costs, and are not to be considered guaranteed quotes.  

 

You will receive an exact price based on your unique legal situation during your free 30-minute consultation.

There are a variety of factors that determine the cost associated with a probate case, such as the value of the estate, the number of beneficiaries, and the length of time someone has been deceased. 

 

Small estates (summary administration) generally start at $2,500, plus court costs and other required expenses.

 

Large estates (formal administration) generally start at $3,500, plus court costs and other required expenses.

 

Contested probates occur when families cannot agree on distribution of the assets.  It is difficult to provide a range because every contested probate case is different.   Generally, a contested probate starts at $5,000, plus court costs and other required expenses.

Comprehensive estate plans are generally a flat fee.  These plans include the primary documents and ancillary documents.  The estimates below represent the starting cost of standard estate planning packages.  Planning for more sophisticated estates will generally increase the costs below.

Last will and testament package for a single individual starts at $1,000

Last will and testament package for a married couple starts at $1,800

 

Revocable living trust package for an individual starts at $2,500

Revocable living trust package for a married couple starts at $4,200

Legal services for guardianship cases usually require an initial deposit of $2,500-3,000.  The legal services are charged at an hourly rate, between $300-325.  In addition to the cost of legal services, there are court costs and other required expenses.

Real Estate

Deeds are generally $350 per deed, which includes the recording fee

Contract review legal services are charged at an hourly rate between $300-325

Partition actions generally requires an initial deposit of $3,000, with legal services charged at an hourly rate between $300-325.  In addition to the cost of legal services, there are court costs and other required expenses.

 

Business Law

LLC creation is generally a flat fee between $1,500 and $2,500

 

Filing of annual reports are charged at an hourly rate between $300-325, plus filing costs and other required expenses

 

Family Law

Review of agreements, such as prenuptial, postnuptial, or marital separation agreements are charged at an hourly rate between $300-325

Partnership contracts are charged at an hourly rate between $300-325

Uncontested dissolutions generally require an initial deposit of $4,000, with legal services charged at an hourly rate between $300-325.  In addition to the cost of legal services, there are court costs and other required expenses.

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