Amicus Law & Mediation - Barristers, Solicitors & Notaries Public

Fees

PRICE LIST - AS OF JANUARY 2017
*Disbursements are in addition to legal fees- not included*

Hourly Rate: $250.00 plus HST
Initial Consult: $250.00 plus HST
Photocopies: $0.30 per page

 

FAMILY LAW SERVICES

* Consults are not included*

Contested Petition:
  • Charged Hourly Rate
  • Typically a minimum retainer of $3,500.00
  • Retainer amount will be discussed in more detail at consult
Uncontested Petition:
  • $1,750.00 plus HST
  • Filling fee's and disbursements not included
  • If this turns into a contested divorce, we will require more money
Contested Motion or Application:
  • Charged Hourly Rate
  • Typically a minimum retainer of $3,500.00
  • If there is a scheduled court date, minimum retainer of $5,000.00
  • Retainer amount will be discussed in more detail at consult
Preparation of Paperwork (Application/Motion):
  • Charged Hourly Rate
  • Initial retainer of $1,500.00  plus HST to start
  • Disbursements not included
  • Lawyer does not go on record
Preparation of Petition for Divorce/Financial Statement:
  • Initial retainer of $800.00 plus HST
  • Disbursements not included
  • Lawyer does not go on record
  • If it end up being more complicated, we may require more money
Preparation of Domestic Contract:
  • $1,750.00 plus HST
  • Disbursements not included
  • This is charged regardless of whether the other party agrees to sign
  • Limited grammatical revisions not going to the substance of the agreement are included in price

 

WILLS & ESTATE SERVICES

Application Under Infirm Person's Act:
  • Hourly Rate
  • Consult not included
  • Typically a minimum retainer of $5,000.00
  • Retainer amount will be discussed in more detail at consult
Last Will & Testament-One Person:
  • $300.00 plus HST
  • Consult is included in price
Power of Attorney- One Person:
  • $150.00 plus HST
  • Consult is included in price
Bundle-Will & POA- One Person:
  • $350.00 plus HST
  • Consult is included in price
Last Will & Testament- Mirrors for a Couple:
  • $500.00 plus HST
  • Consult is included in price
  • Wills have to be mirrors of each other, otherwise have to pay for individual Wills
Bundle- Will's and POA's- Mirrors for a Couple:
  • $650.00 plus HST
  • Consult is included in price
  • Wills and POA's have to be mirrors of each other, otherwise have to pay for individual Wills and POA's

 

REAL ESTATE SERVICES

Purchase- Big 5 banks or no mortgage:
  • $680.00 plus HST
  • Disbursements not Included, see Real Estate Price List for more info
Purchase- High maintenance lenders:
  • $880.00 plus HST
  • Disbursements not Included, see Real Estate Price List for more info
Mortgage Only- Refinance:
  • $680.00 plus HST
  • Disbursements not Included, see Real Estate Price List for more info
Sale:
  • $550.00 plus HST
  • Disbursements not Included, see Real Estate Price List for more info
Conversion to Land Titles Only:
  • $400.00 plus HST and Disbursements
PID Consolidations:
  • $100.00 plus HST and Disbursements
Transfer Only:
  • $300.00 plus HST and Disbursements
  • Cannot be a purchase or sale  masquerading as a transfer, usually land is given for nominal value

 

CORPORATE LAW SERVICES

Provincial or Federal Incorporation:
  • $600.00 plus HST and Disbursements
Drafting By-Laws:
  • $1,000.00 plus HST and Disbursements
Drafting Initial Resolutions:
  • $500.00 plus HST and Disbursements

 

MISCELLANEOUS SERVICES

Independent Legal Advice:
  • Hourly Rate
Mediation:
  • Hourly Rate
Notarizing Documents:
  • $75.00-$100.00 ( case by case basis)
Commissioner of Oaths:
  • $25.00 -$50.00 (case by case basis)
Weddings:
  • $300.00 plus HST