Why We Offer a Flat-Fee Divorce

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At Eiges & Orgel, PLLC, our New York divorce lawyers believe that you should be able to choose the type of billing that best fits your preferences. That’s why we offer both flat-fee and hourly billing options and allow clients to choose which option is best for their individual needs.

What does this mean for you? If the flat fee ends up being more than our hourly fee, you can choose the hourly fee instead. This flexibility is one of the many ways we demonstrate our commitment to providing top-notch divorce representation at a cost-efficient price.

Benefits of a Flat-Fee Divorce

One of the advantages of flat fee billing is that it encourages efficiency from your lawyer. When billing by the hour, the longer something takes, the more the lawyer charges. Flat fees encourage lawyers to resolve cases quickly rather than dragging out litigation. There are no extra fees for waiting in court and no travel time costs. Without flat-fee billion, either of these factors can add thousands of dollars to your legal fees.

Additionally, a flat-fee divorce removes the possibility of an aggressive spouse taking advantage of your financial circumstances. When you opt for a flat-fee divorce, you will know that your ex can’t “outspend” you during the legal process. The stress of an uncertain and unpredictable attorney fee is removed from the process, giving you the freedom to pursue the divorce settlement you truly need and deserve.

Factors that Determine the Cost of Divorce

Variables such as assets, children and the age of the client will be determine the cost of the divorce. Additionally, professional licenses or businesses, which have to be appraised, can increase the flat fee for a divorce.

A flat fee covers a reasonable amount of attorney-client communications. Court fees and expenses are paid separately. Most cases do not go to trial, but in the event of a trial, you will need a separate retainer, or you can choose an hourly fee for trial. For more information, contact a New York City divorce attorney at Eiges & Orgel, PLLC today.