Our Fees

Carson Law Firm strives to quote fixed legal fees whenever possible. In certain cases, your needs may fall outside those offered through our fixed fee program. After speaking with you, we’ll be able to determine if we are able to quote you a fixed fee for your situation. All fixed fees must be agreed to in writing via an engagement letter between the client and the law firm.

Business formation & governance

  • LLC formation (multi-member): $999 plus costs
  • LLC formation (single member): $399 plus costs
  • Formation of partnership or limited liability partnership: $999
  • Operating agreement only (multi-member): $750
  • Operating agreement only (single member): $199
  • Prepare shareholder agreement: $1,500

Contracts and agreements

  • Basic contract review with comments: $50/page, $250 minimum
  • Basic contract drafting and negotiation: $1,000 – 2,500
  • Promissory note & security agreement: $1,000
  • Basic employment contract: $750
  • Non-compete agreement: $750
  • Basic independent contractor agreement: $750
  • Land installment contract: $500

Business litigation

  • Draft simple demand letter: $750
  • Draft complex demand letter with legal explanation of claims and exhibits: $2,000
  • Business collections: $1,000 minimum, contingency available
  • Defend or file a civil business lawsuit: minimum $10,000 retainer, call for fixed fees

Real estate law

  • Real estate purchase or sale contract review with written comments: $50/page, $250 minimum
  • Residential real estate purchase or sale contract drafting: $500
  • Commercial real estate purchase or sale contract drafting and revision: $900
  • Draft basic residential lease: $500
  • Draft basic commercial lease: $2,000
  • Land installment contract: $500
  • Draft quitclaim deed: $200
  • Transfer-on-Death affidavit: $500
  • Draft mortgage and promissory note: $1,000
  • Representation of buyer or seller in residential real estate transaction: $750
  • Representation of lender in residential real estate transaction including document preparation: $1,000
  • Partition lawsuit for division or sale of residential property: $2,500 (retainer)
  • Quiet title lawsuit: $2,500 (retainer)

Estate planning

  • Full estate plan package with Living Trust, pourover will, general POA, healthcare POA, living will: $1,500
  • Full estate plan package with last will & testament, general POA, healthcare POA, living will: $900
  • Simple will: $500
  • Last will & testament with testamentary trust: $1,000
  • Living will: $500
  • General power of attorney: $500
  • NFA firearms trust: $750
  • Transfer-on-Death or Survivorship Succession Affidavit: $750
  • Probate case: $1,500 retainer, flat fee available upon request

In addition to the legal fees set forth above, the client is responsible for all filing fees, taxes, court costs, and expenses.