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How much does an attorney cost?

One of the most asked questions I get is, "how much will it cost?" As a small business owner, myself, I understand that an attorney's services are often not normally bugeted for, and these costs can be expensive. Unfortunately, the answer to how much a certain service will cost is that 'it depends.'

It does not cost anything to call or email me. And I don't charge for initial consultations. This is a time for me to get a chance to learn the facts of your issue. Full disclosure of the facts during this initial meeting is of paramount importance, as this forms the basis of an attorney's opinion of the matter.

Generally, it is important to understand that drafting, reviewing, and assistance with agreements and documents is, in the long run, inexpensive. This is the best opportunity that you have to understand the agreement to which you will be bound, and to understand what issues may arise in the future. On the other hand, litigation of bad agreements, poorly drafted documents, or other problems is, in all cases, very expensive!

What are your rates

For document review, I charge a flat fee starting at $25. For complex and multi-part documents, I will be glad to give you a quote once I see the scope of the documents.

I also quote flat fee rates for document drafting, and for entity and licensing paperwork drafting and preparation.

My current hourly rate for non-litigation work is $206/hr.

My current hourly rate for litigation work is $309/hr.

If you have any questions regarding billing, please download a copy of my Billing Policy

What forms of payment are accepted?

I accept cash, check, major credit cards, and paypal.

Can you arrange payment plans?

Litigation is expensive for a client, and time consuming and expensive for an attorney as well. I am open to working out payment plans with litigation clients on a case by case basis. Certain expenses like filing fees, service fees, experts, and the like must be paid up front.

Is my personal information protected in this initial consultation?

Everything said between you and I during this initial conversation is protected by attorney-client privilege.

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J. Pierce Law Office
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Law Office of John Pierce, PS
West 505 Riverside Ave., Suite 518
Spokane, WA 99201
T: +1.509.210.0845
F: +1.509.267.0814
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Spokane Washington lawyer focused on providing personalized legal services, businesess services, and technology consulting services tailored for individuals and small to mid-size businesses.
Practice areas include: Business Law, Business Acquisitions and Sales, Business Formation, Incorporation and Corporate Law, Limited Liability Company Formation, Partnerships, Wine Law, Wine, Beer and Liquor license law, Internet and Technology law, Business Transactions consultation and facilitation with Contracts, Buy-Sell Agreements, Secured Transactions, Commercial Sales, Construction law, Commercial litigation, Real Estate and Property laws, Bankrupcty, Creditor Rights, Intellectual Property, Patents, Trademarks, and general Business Attorney services.
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