FAQs

Will I have to pay a retainer?

Other than the initial consultation fee, we usually do not require retainers to be paid at the beginning of our representation. One common exception: in guardianship, conservatorship and probate administration cases where we reasonably anticipate an objection or a barrier to a quick resolution, we may require a retainer.

What about contingency fees?

In a few cases (usually involving will and trust contests) we may be willing to discuss setting our fee as a percentage of the recovery for our clients. In such cases we will not ordinarily charge fees during the pendency of the case, and we will collect a fee only if our client receives an …

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How much will this legal work cost me?

At the first meeting, after we have considered your needs and the nature of the work involved, we will give you an estimate of the time involved, the work included and the fee we will charge. We will give you a written fee agreement that you can rely on.

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