Fee Schedule

 

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In many cases, The Wales Law Firm, P.C.  can offer the following services for the fixed legal fees shown below. In certain cases, however, your needs may fall outside those offered through our fixed fee program. After speaking with you about your needs, we will be able to determine if a fixed legal fee will work for your situation. All fixed legal fee agreements must be agreed to in writing by the  Client.

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Business Start-up and Governance

  • S-Corporation Formation  – $2,250*
  • LLC Formation - Multi-Member - $1,500*
  • LLC Formation - Single Member or H/W – $850*
  • General Partnership, Limited Partnership, or Limited Liability Partnership Formation – $2,250*
  • Prepare Shareholder Agreement – $1,500
  • Prepare Multi-Member Operating Agreement – $1,000
  • Draft Corporate Minutes or Resolutions- $300
  • LLC Domestication - $3,000*
  • Annual Registered Agent - $250/year*

Contracts and Agreements:

  • Contract Review with written comments – $65/page
  • Simple Asset Purchase Agreement – $3,500
  • Complex Asset Purchase Agreement – $9,500
  • Contract Drafting and Negotiating – $1,800 – $5,000
  • Promissory Note and Security Documents – $1,850

Maritime

  • Purchase Agreement documents for Membership Interest  or S-Corp Stock and Asset (Vessel) - $3,500*
  • Private Vessel Purchase Agreement documents - $3,500
  • Vessel "Offshore Delivery " Documentation and Use Tax Exemption Filing - $2,500*
  • Draft and Record USCG Notice of Claim of Lien - $375*
  • Admiralty Court Complaint and Vessel Arrest -$25,000*

Collections (CA and AZ Only, Minimum $10K):

  • 35% / 45% plus costs if litigation
  • No up-front fees

Business Litigation:

  • Cease & Desist or Demand Letter & Pre-Lawsuit Settlement Negotiations – $1,000
  • Draft Settlement Agreement – $500
  • Defend or File Civil Business Lawsuit in San Diego Superior Court - $15,000 – $25,000*
  • Defend or File Civil Business Lawsuit in Federal Court- $25,000*
  • Mediation or Arbitration Services - $3,000/da

Employment Issues:

  • Basic Employment Contract – $750
  • Non-Competition Agreement – $750
  • Basic Independent Contractor Agreement – $750
  • Employee Handbook with Acknowledgments and Forms – $2,000
  • Employee Drug and Alcohol Policy – $500
  • Anti-Violence Policy – $500

Intellectual Property:

  • Prepare Non-Disclosure Agreement – $750
  • Prepare and File Trademark Application – $1,000*
  • Draft Trademark Assignment – $750*
  • Prepare and File Copyright Application – $1,000*

Real Estate Law:

  • Review Real Estate Contract and Provide Written Comments – $65/page
  • Draft Basic Contract for the Sale or Purchase of Real Property – $1,750
  • Draft Basic Residential Lease – $750
  • Draft Commercial Lease – $2,500
  • Deed Preparation and Recording - $500*

Non-Profit and Tax Exempt Organizations:

  • Form a Nonprofit Corporation – $1,750*
  • Prepare and File Application for Tax-exempt (i.e. 501(c)(3)) status – $3,500*
  • Prepare Grant Policy, Gift Policy, and Associated Application Form – $1,500

*In addition to the legal fees described above, the Client is responsible for all filing fees, court costs, and expenses.