REVOCABLE LIVING TRUST FEE SCHEDULE – May, 2008
(services are performed on a flat fee basis; there
are no hourly charges)

Payment options (retainer required if attorney-client relationship is established and work is to be performed)

    1. Cash or check
    2. Credit card (VISA, MasterCard, Discover, American Express)

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Estate Planning Charges:

Initial consultation                                                                                                            No Charge

Tax Sheltered Revocable Living Trust with:

Trust instrument and memorandum of trust
Pour-Over Wills (two)
Conveyance of assets to trustees*
IRA, §401(k), etc. allocation of assets designations to equalize estate size
Durable Power of Attorney
Health Care Directive ("Living Will") with Proxy Designation
Nomination of Guardian for Minor Children                                                      
                                                                                                                                              LEGAL FEE      $1,000

If separate trusts are prepared for both husband and wife, the fee is increased by $200.

Revocable Living Trust (no tax sheltering) with:
Trust instrument and memorandum of trust
Pour-Over Wills (one or two)
Conveyance of assets* to Trustee
Durable Power of Attorney
Health Care Directive ("Living Will") with Proxy Designation
Nomination of Guardian for Minor Children           
                                                                                                                                              LEGAL FEE      $ 600

If circumstances require video taping of the signing of documents, there is a surcharge of $25 (clients will be furnished a DVD of this video session). 

For clients who are home bound, in the hospital, or in a nursing home, and whose resources are limited but they desire to avoid probate, the following services are available (we make house calls):

Revocable Living Trust – Simpler Trust Form (no tax sheltering) with:
    Trust instrument and memorandum of trust
    Pour-Over Wills (one or two)
    Conveyance of assets* to Trustee
    Durable Power of Attorney
    Health Care Directive ("Living Will") with Proxy Designation
    Nomination of Guardian for Minor Children

LEGAL FEE      $ 450
 
Irrevocable Life Insurance Trust
LEGAL FEE      $ 525
 
For a client who only wants a will and durable power of attorney
LEGAL FEE      $ 200

Incorporation, Bylaws, Minute Book, Stock Certificates 

LEGAL FEE      $ 200 (includes $50 filing fee)

Limited Liability Company, Operating Agreement

LEGAL FEE      $525 (includes $100 filing fee)

* County Clerk and other Filing Fees are not included.  However, we will assist you in transferring assets into the trust, such as brokerage accounts, stocks, bonds, securities, insurance policies, real estate, note and mortgage assignments, oil and gas assignments, and so forth.  In addition, we will assist you in completing IRA beneficiary designations.