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Prices, Fees, and Payment Plans

Below is a list of the typical fees and payment plans that we offer for our most common limited-scope and full-representation services.

Below are fees for most services. Click here to see detailed list of many more services.

For most services, click on the service you would like pricing for:

LIMITED SCOPE SERVICES AND PRICING

SERVICE
(LIMITED SCOPE
REPRESENTATION)


PRICE

APPEALS SERVICES

(Includes Motions for Reconsideration on Lower-court cases; Appeals from District to Circuit, from Agencies to Circuit, and from Circuit to the Michigan Court of Appeals; and Motions for Rehearing after Appeals Court decisions)

Motions
As low as
$1295
if paid within
7 days

Appeals
As low as
$2995

plus court costs

ATTORNEY LETTER AND A FOLLOW-UP PLUS 60 DAYS LEGAL ADVICE

Prepare attorney demand-letter with 2nd follow up letter if necessary and provide 30 days of unlimited legal advice. Includes $250 credit for future services within 6 months

$495

 

BANKRUPTCY CHAPTER 7

Intake, Document-Gathering, Advice
Assist client with gathering all documents and intake information; downloading their credit report; review intake and all docs; unlimited legal advice throughout case

Prepare & File Petition & Schedules; Advice
Prepare petition and all schedules; go over with client; make corrections; get filing fee; file all documents with court; get Creditor's Meeting scheduled; prep client for Creditor's Meeting

Out-of-scope
We do not attend the Creditor's Meeting. Also out-of-scope are the Debtor's classes, both about $20 each, one of which must be taken prior to filing, and the other after filing. 

$795

+
Filing Fee

BUSINESS INCORPORATIONS / LLCS, ETC.

Prepare and file Incorporation applications, 501(c)3 applications, write by-Laws, get EIN, and include 30 days of unlimited legal advice

As low as
$495+
filing fees 
if paid within 
7 days

BUSINESS LITIGATION
SELF-HELP

Prepare paperwork:

Prepare Complaint (or Answer), attach exhibits, argue the law and facts, and include all required documents plus give 30 days of unlimited legal advice.

Filing and Serving paperwork:
 Get filing fees, file documents with court, line-up process server, file proof of service, get alternative service orders if necessary. 

Limited-Scope Representation
*Not included in these prices;
Additional services available on limited-scope basis. See "Limited-scope Services" below.

Full-Representation/Court Appearances:
*Not included in these prices;
See Full Representation Services
and prices below.

 

Prepare, File, Serve Paperwork
As low as

$1495*
if paid within 7 days
+ filing fee
+ process service fees

Other services:
Additional services available throughout litigation

for extra flat-rate or full-representation pricing

CHILD CUSTODY, PARENTING TIME,
PATERNITY, & SUPPORT
SELF-HELP

Prepare Paperwork + Advice
Prepare Complaint (or Answer), attach exhibits, argue the law and facts, and include all required documents plus give 30 days of unlimited legal advice.

Filing and Serving paperwork:
 Get filing fees, file documents with court, line-up process server, file proof of service, get alternative service orders if necessary. 

Limited-Scope Representation
*Not included in these prices;
Additional services available on limited-scope basis. See "Limited-scope Services" below.

Full-Representation/Court Appearances:
*Not included in these prices;
See Full Representation Services
and prices below.

 Establish new case Petition:
$595
if paid within 7 days
+ filing fee
+ process service fees

Petition to Modify Existing Order:
$795
if paid within 
7 days

filing fee

Additional Services:
Addl costs

CIVIL LITIGATION SELF-HELP

Prepare Paperwork + Advice
Prepare Complaint (or Answer and Counter-complaint), Affidavit(s), attach exhibits, argue the law and facts, and include all required documents plus give 30 days of unlimited legal advice.

Filing and Serving paperwork:
 Get filing fees, file documents with court, line-up process server, file proof of service, get alternative service orders if necessary. 

Limited-Scope Representation
*Not included in these prices;
Additional services available on limited-scope basis. See "Limited-scope Services" below.

Full-Representation/Court Appearances:
*Not included in these prices;
See Full Representation Services
and prices below.

Prepare, File, Serve Paperwork, 30 days Advice
As low as

$1495*
if paid within 7 days
+ filing fee
+ process service fees

Other services:
Additional services available throughout litigation

for extra flat-rate or full-representation pricing

CRIMINAL EXPUNGEMENT / SET ASIDE

Paperwork & Advice:
Run iChat report; prepare application and required documents; prepare judge's brief in support of expungement, plus 90 days of unlimited legal advice. 

Filing and Serving paperwork:
 Get certified copy of Judgment, file application with court, get court date, serve all required parties (AG, Prosecutor, etc),

One Hearing:
We will prepare for, attend, and argue your case for you at the one hearing required in court.
Payment is due 30 days prior to hearing.

Everything: 
$1495
if paid within 
7 days
+
Cost of certified Judgment and criminal report

DIVORCE / SEPARATION
WITHOUT MINORS (NONE)

Prepare Paperwork & Advice
Prepare Complaint (or Answer) for Divorce without minors, attach exhibits, argue the law and facts, and include all required documents plus give 30 days of unlimited legal advice.

Filing and Serving paperwork:
 Get filing fees, file documents with court, line-up process server, file proof of service, get alternative service orders if necessary. 

Limited-Scope Representation
*Not included in these prices;
Additional services available on limited-scope basis. See "Limited-scope Services" below.

Full-Representation/Court Appearances:
*Not included in these prices;
See Full Representation Services
and prices below.

Establish new case Petition:
$595
if paid within 7 days
+ filing fee
+ process service fees

 

Additional Services:
Addl costs

DIVORCE / SEPARATION
WITH MINORS

Start Case Paperwork
Prepare Complaint (or Answer) for Divorce without minors, attach exhibits, argue the law and facts, and include all required documents plus give 30 days of unlimited legal advice.

Filing and Serving paperwork:
 Get filing fees, file documents with court, line-up process server, file proof of service, get alternative service orders if necessary. 

Limited-Scope Representation
*Not included in these prices;
Additional services available on limited-scope basis. See "Limited-scope Services" below.

Full-Representation/Court Appearances:
*Not included in these prices;
See Full Representation Services
and prices below.

Establish new case Petition:
$595
if paid within 7 days
+ filing fee
+ process service fees

 

Additional Services:
Addl costs

 

DRIVER'S LICENSE RESTORATION

Paperwork & Advice:
Prepare application and required documents; attach exhibits; include all required documents plus unlimited legal advice throughout process.

Filing and Serving paperwork:
 Get certified copy of Driver's record, file appeal and all documents with court, get court date, serve all required parties (AG, Prosecutor, etc),

One Hearing and Brief:
We will prepare, file, and serve the judge's brief in support of expungement, attach exhibits, argue the law and facts, and then prepare for, attend, and argue your case for you at the one hearing required in court and/or at Secretary of State.

Payment is due 45 days prior to hearing.

Everything: 
$1495
if paid within 
7 days
+
Cost of certified Judgment and criminal report

EVICTION: DEFEND AGAINST LANDLORD

Paperwork only: 
Prepare detailed Answer to complaint with request for jury trial, attach exhibits, argue the law and facts in the Answer, and include all required documents plus give 30 days of unlimited legal advice.

Filing and Serving paperwork:
 Get filing fees, file documents with court, line-up process server, file proof of service, get alternative service orders if necessary. 

Limited-Scope Representation
*Not included in these prices;
Additional services available on limited-scope basis. See "Limited-scope Services" below.

Full-Representation/Court Appearances:
*Not included in these prices;
See Full Representation Services
and prices below.

Paperwork & Advice: $495
if paid within 
7 days
plus court fees

 

Hearing:
$795
depending on distance

EVICTION: EVICT TENANT

Paperwork:
Prepare Notice to Quit or Demand for Possession, Complaint for Eviction, and include all required documents plus give 30 days of unlimited legal advice.

Filing and Serving paperwork:
 Get filing fees, file documents with court, line-up process server, file proof of service, get alternative service orders if necessary. 

Limited-Scope Representation
*Not included in these prices;
Additional services available on limited-scope basis. See "Limited-scope Services" below.

Full-Representation/Court Appearances:
*Not included in these prices;
See Full Representation Services
and prices below.

Paperwork, File, Serve, advice:
$595*
if paid within 
7 days
plus court fees and process service fees

Hearing:
$795
depending on distance

NON-PROFIT INCORPORATION / 501C3

Prepare and file Incorporation applications, 501(c)3 applications, write by-Laws, get EIN, and include 30 days of unlimited legal advice

 As low as
$495 
if paid within 
7 days

OPEN PROBATE ESTATE
Uncontested/Informal

Initial Paperwork & Advice:
Prepare all probate documents required for initial-filing of case, and include all required documents, plus give unlimited legal advice for 5 months.

Filing and Serving paperwork:
 Get filing/publication/letter fees; send docs to interested parties in advance, if necessary; file with court; publish in Legal News if required; serve to interested parties; and get Letters of Authority. 

Inventory:
Prepare inventory, calculate and get inventory fees from client, file inventory.

Advice & Close Estate:
Prepare, file, and serve closing statement; close the probate case.

Full-Representation/Court Appearances:
*Not included in these prices;
See Full Representation Services
and prices below.

All Listed
Services:
$1495
if paid within 
7 days
plus court fees
+
Filing fees, Legal News fees, Inventory Fees, and letter of authority fees
 

 

PROPERTY DEEDS

Prepare up to 2 property deeds and provide 60 days of unlimited legal advice. Includes $250 credit for future services within 6 months

$395 
if paid within 
7 days

PROPERTY LITIGATION

Paperwork:

Prepare Complaint (or Answer and Counter-complaint), attach exhibits, argue the law and facts in the Answer, and include all required documents plus give 30 days of unlimited legal advice.

Filing and Serving paperwork:
 Get filing fees, file documents with court, line-up process server, file proof of service, get alternative service orders if necessary. 

Limited-Scope Representation
*Not included in these prices;
Additional services available on limited-scope basis. See "Limited-scope Services" below.

Full-Representation/Court Appearances:
*Not included in these prices;
See Full Representation Services
and prices below.

Paperwork
Prepare, File, Serve Paperwork, 30 days Advice
As low as
$1495*
if paid within 7 days
+ filing fee
+ process service fees

Other services:
Additional services available throughout litigation

for extra flat-rate or full-representation pricing

QDROs
and
EDROs
Includes:

Paperwork, Pre-Approval, Party Signatures

  • All consultations with you up-front
  • Preparation of the QDRO or EDRO form (or related order) for you to sign and file
  • Any changes required by plan administrator, if any.
  • Submission to the plan administrator for pre-approval (if they provide this service)
  • Obtain eSignatures of the parties
  • Final plan administrator approval is guaranteed

Filing, Court-Approval, Processing

  • Submissions to the Judge for signature
  • Submission to the plan administrator for final processing
  • Additional legal advice until submitted to plan administrator

All Included Services:
$595
if paid within 
7 days

TAX IRS DEBT NEGOTIATION

  • All consultations with you
  • Negotiation with IRS
  • Reduce your Tax obligation
  • Set up payment plan
  • Stop liens, garnishments, etc.

 $CALL

Low-up front fee plus % of taxes forgiven

TRADEMARKS & COPYRIGHTS

  • All consultations with you up-front
  • Trademark Search
  • Prepare Trademark Application
  • Properly describe your mark, logo, etc.
  • File your Trademark or Copyright
  • Changes (if any) requested by the US Patent and Trade Office
  • All consultations with you until the Trademark process is complete

 

$1495
if paid within 
7 days

(plus filing fees) 

 WILLS, TRUSTS, POWERS OF ATTORNEY

We prepare Simple Revocable and Irrevocable Trusts, Special Needs Trusts, Simple Wills and Pourover Wills, Health Powers of Attorney (Living Wills), Durable Financial Powers of Attorney, and Property Deeds, plus unlimited legal advice for 30 days. 

 

Will:
$495.00
if paid within 
7 days

for 1 Simple Will, 2 Powers of Attorney, 1 Deed, and 30 days of unlimited legal advice 

Trust:
$795.00

for 1 Revocable Trust, 1 Pourover Will, 2 Powers of Attorney, 1 Deed, and 30 days of unlimited legal advice 

Add Spouse:
plus $300.00

 

 

ONGOING LIMITED-SCOPE
ASSISTANCE

After initial creation of documents and first 30/60 days of legal advice, we can provide ongoing limited-scope help throughout your case, including reading and advising client about documents from court and opposing party; writing and filing pleadings, legal documents, trial briefs, witness lists, exhibit lists; offers of settlement to opposing party; attendance at hearings on a per-hearing, limited-scope basis; and much more. 

 

 Additional $495.00 down
if paid within 
7 days

plus $45/week
for unlimited legal advice, document review, prep client for hearings

plus flat-fees for any additional document-prep, filing, serving, or hearings.

$25.00 per call if not on weekly payment

MANY OTHER SERVICES

Please schedule consultation. We have many limited-scope legal services at flat prices. In several states, we also offer full-representation in court, with payment plans. 

 
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FULL REPRESENTATION SERVICES

SERVICE
(FULL-REPRESENTATION)


PRICE

We provide full-representation for the following types of law, including attendance at hearings, negotiation with opposing attorney, mediation, case evaluation, motion practice, trial, and Appealing to higher courts.

FULL-REPRESENTATION SERVICES
Note: if a state provides full-presentation, it also provides limited-scope representation as an option.

Appeals
(Appeals from District to Circuit, Agencies to Circuit, and Circuit to the Michigan Court of Appeals)

Business Law
Commercial leases, contracts, buy/sell packages, etc.

Family Law
Divorce, Custody, Parenting Time, Child Support, Alimony, Prenuptial Agreements, Paternity, etc

Juvenile Law
CPS/DHS cases, Neglect, Abuse, Juvenile Crimes, etc.

Criminal Law
Felonies, Misdemeanors, Civil Infractions, Traffic, Bond Hearings, Probation violations, etc.

Probate Law
Probate Administration, Will Contests, Trust litigation, Powers of Attorney litigation, etc.

Property Law
Property disputes, Quiet Title Actions, Property Deeds, etc.

PAYMENT PLAN:

Initial Fee: 
As low as $1995
if paid within 7 days 

+

Initial Fee for documents, if applicable 
$See above

+

Ongoing Payments of 

$90 per week


INCLUDES

unlimited legal advice, admin support, review of documents, discussion with opposing party/attorney, attempts to settle, creation of all documents except new motions initiated by you ($795 extra), and includes 1 hearing every 2 months, on average (additional hearings = $495). Note: If trial is within 30 days, then add cost of $1000 - $2000 extra.

 ALTERNATIVE: LIMITED-SCOPE REPRESENTATION

If full-representation is too costly for you, or not available in your state, Access Legal Care can provide you with legal advice and limited-scope legal services throughout your court case. See above under "Limited Scope Services"

 

MANY OTHER SERVICES

Please schedule consultation. In the states that participate, we have many full-representation legal services at low initial payments and ongoing payment plans.

 

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