CURRENT FEE GUIDE
Free initial Consultation
WILL PACKAGES- starting at $400
The wills packages are priced based on whether the client is single or married. Each wills package includes:
A Simple Will,
A Financial Durable Power of Attorney,
An Advance Health Care Directive,
Notarization where necessary.
The fee is all-inclusive and encompasses all phone and email correspondence, two in-person meetings with the attorney (not including the consultation), legal research where necessary, copying and other costs associated with the drafting and executing of the will.
TRUST PACKAGES- starting at $1200 for married couples, and $800 for single clients.
The fees for Trust packages depend on a variety of factors, including but not limited to the marital status of the party(ies), the extent of real estate and investment holdings, as well as he size and complexity of the estate plan. Every basic trust package includes:
A Revocable Living Trust
Financial Durable Power(s) of Attorney,
Advance Health Care Directive(s),
One California deed to transfer the clients' residence into the trust, if applicable,
Witnessing where necessary, notarizations, and recording fees, if applicable. The fee is all-inclusive and encompasses all phone and email correspondence, two in-person meetings with the attorney (not including the consultation), legal research where necessary, copying and other costs associated with the drafting and executing of the will.
Each married couple gets two copies of the Pour-over Will, Financial Durable Power of Attorney and the Advance Health Care Directive. Single clients will receive one copy of each document.
Additional Deeds: $200
Most wont need additional deeds to be executed and recorded. However for those clients who own multiple pieces of real property and want them included in the trust, there is an additional fee for each piece. The fee is all-inclusive and encompasses all preparation, signing, notarization, recording of the deed and recording fees. Fees may be higher for out of county and out of state deeds.
For clients who do not prefer an all-inclusive package, the following is a list of fees for basic a-la-carte services. As with the packages, these are starting fees which meet the needs and circumstances of most clients. Your particular needs, and the associated fee may vary.
Wills - starting at $300 flat fee rate
Revocable Living Trust - starting at $1000 flat fee rate
Financial Durable Power of Attorney - $175 flat fee rate
Advance Health Care Directive - $175 flat fee rate
Will Amendments (Codicils) - starting at $250 flat fee rate
Trust Amendments - starting at $500 flat fee rate
Trust Restatements - starting at $800 flat fee rate
Trust Administrations - $250 per hour
Probate - Statutory Fees / $250 per hour
Legal work not included above - $250 per hour
Litigation, including Trust Litigation - Hourly or Contingency fee depending on the circumstances and client's needs.
* Hourly rates billed in 6 minute increments.
BUSINESS LAW - Contract drafting and review, negotiations, drafting and review, of business filings (LLC, LLP, S-Corps, Nonprofit, etc.) Transactional work and litigation for business law matters is billed at $250 per hour.
FAMILY LAW - Family law matters are billed at the standard hourly rate of $250 per hour, in 6-minute increments. Depending on the complexity of the case, a retainer amount will be agreed to when our services are engaged, and legal work will be billed against that amount as the case progresses.
We appreciate and respect the sacrifices of our Armed Forces, Police, Fire, and EMS Personnel. If you fall into one of these categories (active duty or retired), please inform us to claim your discount.