How Much Does It Cost to Get Legal Help?
Some Paralegal Services are provided on a fixed fee basis. The charge depends on the complexity of the matter. Once a fixed rate is agreed upon, the rate will be unchanged, even if the amount of time spent working on your case exceeds what was previously allocated.
Small Claims Court or Landlord Tenant matters are billed on an hourly rate bases. The client will be billed on an ongoing basis or at stages during the proceeding. For some steps, stages, or cases, a block fee arrangement may be available to provide advance assurance about how much the legal representation will cost you.
Disbursements are out of pocket expenses such as:
- Court filing fees
Disbursement expenses are paid in addition to hourly rates or could be included in the fixed rate.