The only exception is that new Will/Trust clients’ first consultation is free. If you need to update a Will/Trust, you will be charged the attorney’s rate per hour depending on how long you talk with the attorney at the consultation. See #2.
You will only be charged for how long you spend with the attorney depending on the attorney’s hourly rate. For example, if you have a consultation with an attorney that charges $225 per hour and you only talk with them for 15 minutes, you would be charged $56.25 for that consultation.
Payment is due at the consultation.
We generally accept the following cases if our case load allows: family law, criminal law, employment law, estate planning/wills trusts, probates, will contests, WSU issues either if you are a student or faculty member, and landlord/tenant law.
Yes, Ms. Brozik is a mediator for family law cases and will contests. She charges $225 per hour for mediations.
No. You will be charged our attorney’s hourly rate for criminal cases.
In general, except for wills/trusts and estate planning, our retainer is $4,000.
The retainer for uncontested probates is generally $2500.
Some cases such as criminal law, employment law, or WSU issues, may be less than a $4,000 retainer depending on the facts of the case.
Yes, all attorneys at the firm are licensed in Washington and Idaho.
Whitman County, Latah County, Nez Perce County, Clearwater County, Idaho County, Lewis County, Bannock County, and occasionally Asotin County
We cannot predict how much your case will cost unfortunately because it depends on the situation. We charge for our time spent on the case at the attorney’s hourly rate and the assistant’s hourly rate.
If you need legal assistance and cannot afford an attorney, here are a few recommendations:
Northwest Justice Project in Pullman: 509-381-2355
Legal Aid Clinic, University of Idaho College of Law: 208-885-2255; 208-885-6521
WSU Student Legal Services: 509-335-9539
CLEAR (Coordinated Legal Advice and Referral) (888-201-1014
Washington Law Help: https://www.washingtonlawhelp.org/
We have a will package that includes a power of attorney for financial decisions, a power of attorney for health care, a directive, a final disposition, a HIPPA waiver, and a Will.
The cost depends on whether you and your spouse will need estate documents or just you.
The cost varies depending on the situation, for example, whether you will need a testamentary trust with the Will or not. Costs can be discussed at the first consultation, which is free.
The cost depends on your situation but you can discuss these costs during your first consultation, which is free.
You will be charged per hour of the attorney’s time.
Call our office at 509-338-0908 and our office staff will be able to assist you.