Fee Structure

FAMILY LAW

FULL ATTORNEY REPRESENTATION

  1. UNCONTESTED MATTERS- All retainers are determined by the Attorney once she has met with you and understands the issues pertaining to your unique circumstances.
    1. DIVORCES: $4000.00 and up*
    2. MODIFICATIONS
      1. $4000.00 and up*
    3. Suits Affecting Parent-Child Relationship (SAPCR)
      1. Uncontested $3500.00*
    4. NAME CHANGES
      1. Child $1000.00 and up*
      2. Adult $1000.00 and up*
  2. CONTESTED MATTERS - All retainers are determined by the Attorney once she has met with you and knows the issues pertaining to your case
    1. DIVORCES
      1. $5000.00 and up*
    2. MODIFICATIONS $5000.00 and up*
    3. Suits Affecting Parent-Child Relationship (SAPCR) $5000.00 and up*
  3. ENFORCEMENT ACTIONS $5000.00 and up*
  4. ATTORNEY GENERAL CHILD SUPPORT CASE $4500.00 and up*
  5. ADOPTIONS $5000.00 and up*
  6. TERMINATIONS OF PARENTAL RIGHTS $4000.00 and up*
  7. NAME CHANGES FOR CHILD $2500.00 and up*

* The initial consultation is $450/hour. If Ms. Brown is retained, this fee will be applied towards the retainer.

The attorney may adjust the retainer amounts, either up or down, at her discretion.

WILLS

We recommend our Peace of MindTM Package. This package, which includes all the necessary documents every individual should have ($895 for an individual). If two partners do theirs at the same time, the second package is discounted approximately 50% ($1345 for a couple). The package includes:

  • A Simple Will
  • A "Living Will" (a.k.a. Directive to Physicians, Advanced Directive, Health Care Directive)
  • Medical Power of Attorney
  • Durable Power of Attorney
  • HIPAA Release Form
  • Organ Donation Directive

For clients needing only one or more of these documents, please call for a quote.

For a full description of these documents and their definition and purpose, see Peace of Mind Package TM