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Fees and Payment Plans

FEES AND PAYMENT PLANS

Below is a list of the examples of fees and payment plans that we offer for various limited-scope and full-representation services.

For a list of all services and which states provide them, please visit our Legal Services Offered page.

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
$795
if paid within
7 days

Appeals
As low as
$2500

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

$395

 

BANKRUPTCY CHAPTER 7

(Prepare, file, & advise)

Hearing extra.

$395 to
start case
if paid within 
7 days


$395 to
finalize and file documents

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
$395+
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.

 

Paperwork
As low as

$1195*
if paid within 
7 days

Filing & Serving:
$295
+
Filing & Server Fees

Other services:
Additional services available throughout litigation

for extra flat-rate pricing

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

Start Case 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.

 Paperwork to start case:
$395
if paid within 
7 days

Filing & Serving:
$195
+
Filing & Server Fees

Paperwork to finish case:
$395
due 30 days prior
to last hearing
date

Additional Services:
Addl costs

CIVIL LITIGATION SELF-HELP

Paperwork only
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.

Paperwork
as low as
$1195
if paid within 
7 days

Filing & Serving:
$195
+
Filing & Server Fees

Other services:
Other limited-scope or full-representation services available at additional fees.

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.

Initial
Paperwork,
+ 90 days Advice 
+ Filing & Serving:
$695
if paid within 
7 days
+
Cost of certified Judgment and criminal report

One Hearing:
$695

DIVORCE / SEPARATION
WITHOUT MINORS (NONE)

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.

 Paperwork to start case:
$395
if paid within 
7 days

Filing & Serving:
$195
+
Filing & Server Fees

Paperwork to finish case:
$395
due 30 days prior
to last hearing
date

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.

Paperwork to start case:
$395
if paid within 
7 days

Filing & Serving:
$195
+
Filing & Server Fees

Paperwork to finish case:
$395
due 30 days prior
to last hearing
date

Additional Services:
Addl costs

 

DRIVER'S LICENSE RESTORATION

Paperwork & Advice:
Prepare application and required documents; prepare judge's brief in support of expungement, attach exhibits, argue the law and facts, and include all required documents plus give 90 days of unlimited legal advice.

Filing and Serving paperwork:
 Get certified copy of Driver's record, file appeal 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 and/or at Secretary of State.
Payment is due 30 days prior to hearing.

Initial
Paperwork,
+ 90 days Advice 
+ Filing & Serving:
$695
if paid within 
7 days
+
Drug test fees and substance abuse evaluation fees


One Hearing:
$695

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: $395
if paid within 
7 days
plus court fees

Filing & Serving:
$195
+
Filing 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: $395*
if paid within 
7 days
plus court fees

Filing & Serving:
$195 
+
Filing 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
$395 
if paid within 
7 days

OPEN PROBATE ESTATE
Uncontested/Informal

Initial Paperwork:
Prepare, file all initially-filed probate documents, attach exhibits, and include all required documents plus give 60 days of unlimited legal advice.

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, plus 30 days of unlimited legal advice.

Advice & Close Estate:
Provide additional 90 days legal advice plus 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.

Initial
Paperwork,
+ 60 days Advice
+ Filing & Serving:
$695
if paid within 
7 days
plus court fees
+
Filing fees, Legal News fees, and letter of authority fees

 

30 days Advice + Inventory:
$395
+
Inventory fees

 

60 days Advice +
Close Estate:
$395

PROBATE LITIGATION

Paperwork:

Prepare Petition (or Answer and Counter-petition), 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
As low as

$1195*
if paid within 
7 days

Filing & Serving:
$295
+
Filing & Server Fees

Other services:
Additional services available throughout litigation

for extra flat-rate pricing

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
As low as

$1195*
if paid within 
7 days

Filing & Serving:
$295
+
Filing & Server Fees

Other services:
Additional services available throughout litigation

for extra flat-rate pricing

QDROs
and
EDROs
Includes:

Paperwork only

  • 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.
  • Final plan administrator approval is guaranteed

Filing, Court-Approval, Processing

  • Submission to the plan administrator for pre-approval (if required)
  • Submissions to the Judge for signature
  • Submission to the plan administrator for final processing
  • Additional legal advice until submitted to plan administrator

Paperwork:
$395
if paid within 
7 days

File, Get Approvals, Process:
$295

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

 

$995
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. 

 

 Starting at
$395.00
if paid within 
7 days

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

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 $395.00 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.

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 $1495
if paid within 2-7 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 ($495 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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