New York Divorce Lawyer J Douglas Barics Matrimonial Attorney

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J. Douglas Barics

New York Divorce and Family Law

NY Divorce Attorney J Douglas Barics Family Law Lawyer

356 Veterans Memorial Highway. Suite 3, Commack, NY 11725  Phone: (631) 864-2600  Email: lawyer@jdbar.com



Rates and Fees


The following schedule is for legal fees as of January 1, 2014. Experts, filing fees and other expenses are in addition to any attorney fees.


As part of the initial office consultation, the hourly rates or flat fee will be quoted for most cases, as well as the amount of any necessary retainer and necessary costs. A sample proposed retainer can be provided for review prior to signing. For all divorce and family law matters, a Statement of Client's Rights and Responsibilities will be provided.


Initial Consultation, Hourly Rates, Phone Consultation

  • Phone Consultation for most matters: no charge
  • Initial Office Consultation for most matters (per hour): $150



Contested Matrimonial (Divorce, Annulment, Separation)

Sample Retainer

  • Payment of Advance Retainer is required.
  • Written Retainer Agreement is required
  • Hourly rate: $350



Uncontested Divorce or Annulment

Sample Retainer

  • Uncontested divorce or annulment: from $2,350

Separation, Prenuptial & Postnuptial Agreements

Sample Retainer

  • Separation Agreement - simple, starting at $2,500

Estate and Probate

Sample Retainer

  • Last Will and Testament (simple): $350
  • Last Will and Testament (complex): to be arranged
  • Uncontested Probate plus subsequent administration of estate: varies depending on nature of estate.
  • Uncontested Administration proceeding for intestate succession, plus subsequent administration of estate: varies depending on nature of estate.
  • Accounting proceeding: Hourly rate or possible contingency - retainer required
  • Other proceedings: to be arranged

Appeals

Sample Retainer

  • All appeals: Hourly rate or flat fee - full retainer required.
  • Appellate Level Motions: Hourly rate - retainer required.

Family Court

Sample Retainer

  • Child Support initial application: Hourly rate -retainer required
  • Child Support modification: Hourly rate -retainer required
  • Child Support enforcement: Hourly rate -retainer required
  • Spousal Support initial application: Hourly rate -retainer required
  • Spousal Support modification: Hourly rate - retainer required
  • Custody initial application: Hourly rate - retainer required
  • Custody modification: Hourly rate - retainer required
  • Custody enforcement: Hourly rate - retainer required
  • Visitation initial application: Hourly rate - retainer required
  • Visitation modification: Hourly rate - retainer required
  • Visitation enforcement: Hourly rate - retainer required
  • Order of Protection: Hourly rate - retainer required
  • Child Neglect Proceeding: Hourly rate - retainer required
  • Child Abuse Proceeding: Hourly rate - retainer required
  • Termination of Parental Rights: Hourly rate -retainer required

Adoptions & Guardianship

  • Uncontested Adoption Family Court: $2,500 flat fee
  • Contested Adoption Family Court: Hourly rate. Retainer required
  • Uncontested Adoption Surrogate's Court: To be arranged

Name Change

  • Name Change Adult: $900 flat fee
  • Name Change Minor on consent: $975 flat fee

Real Estate

  • Residential Real Estate Closing: $1,500
  • Residential Cooperative Apartment Closing: $2,500
  • New Construction: hourly
  • Special Circumstances closing: hourly



J. Douglas Barics, Esq.

356 Veterans Memorial Highway - Suite 3

Commack, NY 11725

Phone:(631) 864-2600

Email: lawyer@jdbar.com

Website: www.jdbar.com


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J. Douglas Barics, Esq. – Divorce, family, matrimonial, trial and appeals lawyer in Long Island, New York.



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