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TAX & GENERAL LAW PRACTICE
 
1.  Probate, Conservatorships, Guardianships
2.  Personal Injury ("Accident") Claims
3.  "Lemon Law" and other Automobile Related Issues.

4.  Real Estate Transactions
5.  Contracts: Drafting and Disputes
6.  Contract/Document Review & Analysis
7.  Bankruptcy
8.  Loan Modification
9.  Tax Deficiencies and Audits
10.  Tax Relief Offer & Compromises
11.  Tax Installment Plans (Release of Garnishments)
12.  Tax Return Preparation
13.  Family Law
14.  Restraining Orders
15.  Domestic Partnerships (Civil Union)
16.  Immigration Services
17.  Mediation, Arbitration, Alternative Dispute Resolution
18.  Credit Report Clean-up (negotiations)
19.  DWI (DUI)
20.  Expungements
21.  Legal Name/Gender Change
22.  Medi-Cal Planning (Spend-down & Reimbursement)  
 
 
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1.  Probate, Conservatorships, Guardianships
(see Estates tab)
    - Probate: 4% of first $100K; 3% of next $100K; 2% of next $800K; 1% of next $9M
    - Conservatorship: $5,500 (add $1,000 for urgent Orders - w/i 30 days)
    - Guarshianship: $3,500 (add $1,000 for urgent Orders - w/i 30 days)
 
2.  Personal Injury ("Accident") Claims

3.  "Lemon Law" and other Automobile Related Issues.
 
4.  Real Estate Transactions (Purchases/Sales, Contracts, Loans, Modifications, Foreclosures, etc.)
 
5.  Contracts: Drafting and Disputes
    - Drafting: $500 intake +
         + $750 standard agreement +
         + $200 per non-standard (special) clause +
         + $150 per redraft of each clause.

6.  Contract/Document Review & Analysis: (
- Review and analyze BOTH existing language, and for any MISSING provisions: greater of $1,500 or $120/page.
- Review and analyze ONLY existing language (NOT for possible missing provisions): greater of $1,000 or $75/page.
 
7.  Bankruptcy:   (prices include $300-$500 consultation fees) - discounts not applicable
    - Chapter 7:  $2,000 up to $100,000 debt and 15 creditors
                        $4,000 if over $100,000 debt or 15 creditors
    - Chapter 13: $4,250
    - Additional charges apply for complex or business filings.
    - Installment payments available
    - Loan Modification w/ BK: $3,750  [$4,750 w/o BK]
   ** We are a debt relief agency. We help people file for bankruptcy relief under the Bankruptcy Code.
 
8.  Loan Modification: - discounts not applicable
    - With Bankruptcy: $3,750 
    - W/o Bankruptcy: $4,750
    - Add $2,000 for properties valued over $1.5M
    - Installment & credit card payments available (discounts not applicable)
 
9.  Tax Deficiencies and Audits: $750 to review and provide strategy options quote.
 
10.  Tax Relief Offer & Compromises:
      - Personal: $3,500 + $1,500 each additional entity filed simultaneously
+ filing fees
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      - Business: $5,500 + $2,500 each additional entity filed simultaneously
+ filing fees.

11.  Tax Installment Plans (Release of Garnishments*)
      - Non-financial disclosure installment plans:
          - Personal: $750 per government entity.
          - Business: $1,250 per government entity.
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Financial disclosure installment plans:
          - Personal: $1,750 (+$500 per additional entity).
          - Business: $3,000 (+$750 per additional entity)
     - *With Garnishments/Levies: add $500 per entity.

12.  Tax Preparation (please contact a CPA for lower rates)
      - Personal tax returns for last 3 years:
          - Estates < $1M and Gross Income < $100K:
                = $550 federal; $550 CA; $900 combined.
          - Estates > $1M or Gross Income > $100K:
                = $850 federal; $850 CA; $1,500 combined.
      - Non-CA state returns: add 20%
      - Foreign tax return inclusion: add 40%
      - Unorganized or Uncategorized statements/receipts: add 30%
      - Tax returns from 4+ years ago: add 30%
      - Tax returns for deceased t/p: add 30%
      
- Estate Tax return: $2,500 up to $2M estate value ($1,000 for each additional $1M)
     
 
- Business tax returns: add 150%
      - Amended tax returns: add 50%
      - If retained in February: add 10%
      - If retained in March: add 25%
      - If retained in April: add 50%

13.  Family Law:
(discounts not applicable; court costs & fees additional)
      - SETTLEMENT Dissolution (non-trial): $3,500 per $2M estate value (+court costs & fees).
           - Child Custody/Visitation/Support: +$1,000 per child (or +$2,000 per non-biological child).
           - Alimony (spousal support): +$1,000 (or +$3,500 if other spouse is self-employed)
           - Qualified Retirement Plan division (QDRO): +$2,500 per QDRO (+ fees).
           - History of Abuse/Violence/Adultery/Drugs/Great Animosity: +$1,500.
           - Neutral Mediator for both parties (do not "represent" either party): +$1,500
      - TRIAL: the costs of a litigious court trial vary from an additional $5,000 to $35,000 (or more).
      - Prenuptial Agreements: $4,000 for estates < $2M.  ($1,000 for each additional $1M). 
 
14.  Restraining Orders (RO): - discounts not applicable
      - Standard RO (within 20 days): $2,500 + fees.
      - Immediate RO (TRO): $3,500 + fees.
      - Add $500 per child needing protection from a parent.

15.  Domestic Partnerships, Civil Unions or Marital Vows & Certificate$750 + fees

16.  Immigration Services

17.  Alternative Dispute Resolution: $500 Consultation +
      - Mediator (Neutral):
$1,250 PER PARTY for first 3 hour session, ($200/hour thereafter); [discounts do not apply]
      - Mediation Representation:
$1,000 for first 3 hour session
($500 telephonically), ($200/hour thereafter);
      - Arbitration Representation: $1,500 for first 3 hour session, ($200/hour thereafter);
      - Settlement Negotiations: $2,500 flat fee (+ travel costs)
      - Marital Dissolution as Neutral Mediator: See #13 above.
      - Settlement Letter + Two (2) Phone Conversations: $1,500

18.  Credit Report Clean-up:
$1,500
      -  Settlement Negotiations with Creditors: +$650/creditor
 
19.  DWI (DUI): discounts not applicable
      - 1st non-trial (plea) offense: $2,750 + costs
      - 2nd non-trial (plea) offense: $3,500 + costs
      - Trial (not-guilty plea): +$3,000
      - Professional Designation or Licence in Jeopardy: +$1,000
 
20.  Expungements: (discounts not applicable)
      - $3,500 for filings and three (3) hearing appearances (+ filing fees).
      - $500 for each additional hearing appearance.
 
21.  Legal Name/Gender Change: (discounts not applicable) 
      - $2,000 for court filings, one (1) hearing appearance, and publication (+ filing fees).
      - $500 for each additional court hearing appearance.
      - $500 for each additional government entity name change. 
 
22. Medi-Cal Planning
     - $2,250 for applying for Medi-Cal 
     - $2,500 for Spend-down planning
     - $2,500 for Reimburement planning
     - $4,000 for any two above
     - $5,000 for all of the above 
 
 
Contact us regarding your General Legal Issue(s).



3 FLAT FEE DISCOUNTS (applicable to services over $750)
> 20% to existing clients ($1,000+), employees/volunteers of progressive non-profit organizations, and fellow attorneys;
> 30% to public school teachers, seniors (65+), low income families (1.5 x poverty), veterans, and active military, fire & police personnel;
> 40% to family, the terminally ill, and veterans of wars.



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