Fee Schedule


Desert Legal Aid shall provide, free of charge, an initial half hour of legal consultation and advice to all clients.  At the conclusion of the free consultation, clients may then choose from one of our flat-fee services, or they may choose to have Desert Legal Aid provide further legal assistance based on the following adjusted fee schedule.

The client's and domestic partner's gross annual income includes income from all sources including investment and rental income.

For each dependent, we shall reduce fees by one level:
 

Client's Gross
Annual Income

Hourly
Rate

$0 - $16,334

$0

$16,335 - $22,064

$50

$22,065 - $27,794

$80

$27,795 - $33,524

$110

$33,525 - $39,254

$140

Over $39,255 or more

$170


Exceptions to Fee Schedule:


1. At no cost to the client, irrespective of the client's ability to pay or value of his/hers assets, Desert Legal Aid shall provide and assist in the completion of the following statutory documents: Simple will, financial power of attorney and advance health care directive.
2. A flat "fee-for-service" will be charged for the following services: Chapter 7 bankruptcies, simple trusts, wills with special bequests, small estate administration, Immigration  and SSA appeal hearing representation.