This office provides an phone case evaluation for $35.00. This is a time to determine: 1. If this office can help with your issue; 2. Discuss rates; 3. Determine whether a full consultation is necessary (a full consultation is $175.00) ; 4. It is also a time for us to get to know each other to see if we are a good fit for each other. 5. Potentially, provide a referral and limited general information for direction. No legal advice will be provided during this phone call.
During initial consultations, I will answer some general questions and provide limited, general information based on the brief overview of the facts you provide during the session, the completed intake form, and any additional information you provide.
The initial consultation is NOT a final opinion on your legal issue. Every case is different and has its own unique set of facts, which requires a comprehensive review of the applicable law, as it applies in that particular case. Therefore, you should not expect the initial consultation to result in a final legal opinion or rely solely on general information provided during the initial consultation to make final decisions on your legal issue(s).
Please return your intake form, at least 48 hours before your appointment.
Please also organize all of your documents and records, prior to the session so that we can make the most efficient use of the time we have together and you get the most benefit from it. Have your questions and timeline (if applicable) written down and organized.
If I you decide to retain me and I decide to take your case, we will enter into a representation agreement, which describes, the scope of the representation, my duties and obligations as your attorney, your obligations as the client, the fee and payment arrangements, the specific matter or matters for which I will be representing you and/or anything else specific to your case.
We will also discuss your expectations for me as your attorney, your expectations for the outcome of the case and the reasonable expectation of the case and representation, based on the facts as you have provided them.
A strategy session is somewhat similar to an initial consultation; however, it is for any consultation you have after the first one. A strategy session is up to 45 minutes long.
During the strategy session, I will answer questions and provide limited, general information based on the brief overview of the facts you provide during the session, the completed intake form and any additional information you provide.
The strategy session is NOT a final opinion on your legal issue. Every case is different and has its own unique set of facts, which requires a comprehensive review of the applicable law, as it applies in that particular case. Therefore, you should not expect the strategy session to result in a final legal opinion or rely solely on general information provided during the strategy session to make final decisions on your legal issue(s).
Rates vary depending on the case. We will discuss the cost and payment arrangements during the introductory call or strategy session. Some of the things considered when determining the fee may include (this is not an all-inclusive list):
Yes. It is your case and I involve my clients every step of the way, whether by phone, email, text, face to face meetings (as needed), the client portal or mail. I will keep you abreast of the progress or changes as your case moves along.
Once you retain my office, you will be set up with your own personal log on so that we can correspond securely via a client portal. We will be able to send messages and documents to one another via the client portal. You can also make pay your invoices via the client portal.
Please log in regularly to check the status of your case, review messages and/or documents concerning your case. You will receive an alert when something new has taken place on your account.
DISCLAIMER: The information contained on the pages of this website is for informational and advertisement purposes only and does not nor is it intended to constitute legal advice. Use of the information on this site and its contents does not establish an attorney-client relationship. If you are seeking legal advice, you should consult an attorney. You are welcome to contact the office by email or phone. Please be advised that contacting this firm does not establish an attorney-client relationship. Please note that case results depend upon a variety of factors unique to each case. Prior case results do not guarantee or predict a similar result in any future case.
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