Initial consultations are charged at the hourly rate of the attorney with whom you have an appointment. Rates of the attorneys in the firm vary, so the cost depends on the rate of the attorney. Charges for initial consultations are due and payable at the conclusion of the conference....Read more
My spouse and I have reached an agreement and want someone to prepare it. Can you represent me and my spouse for this purpose?
No. Under no circumstances may we, ethically, represent both parties....Read more
No. You must sign a representation agreement and pay a deposit, commonly referred to as “retainer,” to our firm to retain our services as your attorney....Read more
There is no “normal” retainer or deposit. The amount of a retainer varies with each case and it depends on the issues, nature, and circumstances involved. For example, a simple divorce will require a smaller security deposit than one which involves custody issues, support issues, and asset distribution. The...Read more
Cases are billed in increments of one-tenths of an hour at the rate of the attorney, paralegal, or law clerk working on your case at any given time. This is done in accordance with a detailed written contract for services referred to as the representation agreement....Read more