Review Client’s Case, Open File,
Draft and Electronically File Entry of Appearance includes all Odyssey Contact Registration plus Odyssey filing fee(s)
Letter of Representation to Opposing Party(ies)
Draft and Electronically File Petition for Dissolution of Marriage with Summons does not include $137 filing fees or process server fees.
Draft and Electronically File Motion to Modify Child Custody, Motion to Establish Parentage, Motion to Modify Child Support, Motion for Order to Show Cause, etc. or similar motion, includes drafting and electronically filing Request and Notices of Hearing, filing fee(s), transmission of endorsed motion(s) with requests and notices to judge’s chambers, includes review and communication between client and attorney.
$350.00-650.00 for each motion/pleading.
Draft and electronically file responsive pleadings such as Answers to Petitions, Responses to Motions, etc. includes filing fee(s)
$350.00 each pleading.
Drafting and Electronically File Witness List, Certificates of Service, Disclosures etc. to include filing fee(s)
$100.00 each time.
Drafting Subpoenas, does not include process server costs, includes certificate of service and filing fee(s)
$100.00 per subpoena
Drafting and transmission of Interrogatories, includes certificate of service,
$200.00-$500.00 each set.
Transmission of Financial Disclosures to Opposing Party
Reviewing and Responding to Opposing Party’s Interrogatories/Request for Production
$350.00-$600.00 per set.
Draft and Electronically File Marital Settlement Agreement, Parenting Plan, Final Decree, Stipulated Orders, other pleadings or documents includes filing fees.
$250.00-750.00 per document.
Meetings with Attorney to include CYFD mediations, CYFD family centered meetings, meetings with opposing counsel, family mediations, etc.
$100.00 minimum up to $250.00 per hour.
Attorney fees for In Court Rendered Services, whether for status hearings, pretrial conferences, motion hearings, administrative hearings or trials are $300.00 per hour. All court hearings are estimated to be at least one hour in duration even if notice says otherwise. All court hearings are presumed to include half an hour of preparation for each hour of the actual hearing.
Hearings typically are 1-3 hours in length for modification of parenting plan, modification of child support, status hearings, etc. Evidentiary hearings may require more time. Thus, the typical attorney fees per hearing are $450-900.00.
Domestic Violence Restraining Order Representation which includes representation at the initial hearing before special master and one subsequent hearing if needed etc.
$1,250.00 plus taxes
Withdrawal---Occasionally clients and/or attorney terminate representation. Client will be billed for work performed to include drafting and electronically filing motion/order to withdrawal.
Motion/Order to Withdrawal $100.00