Fees 2018-02-25T14:15:01+00:00

Our legal fees

We are committed to making sound legal solutions more affordable.
In fact, you get fixed pricing on a variety of services and most initial consultations are free of charge.
We can arrange for flat fees, installment payments or contingency fee in other appropriate cases.

Residential Real Estate

Home ValuePurchaseSaleRefinance
Under $200.000$900$700$700
$801,000-$1 million$1,650$1,050$1,050

Including all regular disbursements (such as courier charges within Calgary, file administration, two hours of negotiations/resolution of issues related to the transaction, two separate payouts and land title fees to register one title and one mortgage)

If required, costs of title insurance, estoppel certificate, real property report, encroachments agreements, relaxation permits, assignment of rents for rental property and rush fee (of $250) will be added if we receive the documents 7 business days or less before to closing

Title transfer$200*
Dower release$150

* PLUS registration fees, not including charge for title insurance, real property report or estoppel certificate, corporate searches and resolutions, tax/ estate planning/ matrimonial law advice (if required)

Business Law

Incorporation of a numbered company$300*
Incorporation of a numbered company$300*
Incorporation of a named company$400*
Minute book set-up$300
Nuans search$49 each
Register trade name or partnership$150
Filing annual returns$100
Preparation of year end resolutions and minutes$200
Change of Directors, Shareholders or address$50
Share/ asset purchase agreementstarting at $1,300
Shareholder/ Joint Venture or Partnership agreementstarting at $1,300
Corporate dissolution$800
Trade Name or Partnership dissollution$20

* Corporate registry fees and minute book set-up is not included

Employment Law

Review of employment/ contractor agreement$300
Review of non-solicitation/ non-competition agreement$300
Review of severance package$150
Drafting demand letter for severance package$500

Wills & Estates

Full package (will, power of attorney & personal directive)$600$750
Enduring power of attorney$150$250
Personal directive$150$250
Application for Probate / Letters of Administration$900 +1% of the net value of estate**

Arrangements can be made for home/ hospital visits at additional cost.
* Most wills and estate matters are uncomplicated and fit into this flat fee category. The complicating factors may include possible disagreements over the treatment of children from previous marriages, illegitimate children without support, complex instructions regarding dependents with disabilities, complex estate or complex instructions to control the distribution of the estate, and instructions to disinherit a family member.
** Probate filing fee is not included and shall be paid additionally.

Disputes & Litigation

Preparation of civil claim – Provincial Court$700
Preparation of civil claim – Queen’s Bench$1,300
Preparation of dispute note$500
Preparation of dispute note with counterclaim$1,100
Preparation of Queen’s Bench defence$1,100

* Process servers and court filing fees are not included. Representation in court is not included, flat rate or contingency fee may be available upon request.

Notary and other related services

Notarizing fee$30 for the first notarial certificate, $15 for each extra notarial certificate*
2+ Signing parties$15
Additional witness signing$10
Personal guarantee (1 person)starting at $100
Drafting affidavits or statutory declaration (notarizing fee is included)$95
Drafting of consent to travel (notarizing fee is included)$95
Passport applications**$500
Permanent resident card applications***$500
Citizenship applications***$500

Arrangements can be made for mobile service (at additional cost).
Flat rate fee for drafting of other documents is available upon request.
* The fee applies when the extra document is requested by the same person on the same day.
** Includes assistance with preparation of the application, statutory declaration for obtaining a replacement passport, statutory declarations in lieu of guarantor, confirmation of your identity. The fee will be prorated when a client does not request the full package.
*** Includes assistance with preparation of the application, statutory declaration in lieu of guarantor, certifying documents (including photocopies), certifying your photographs and commissioning oaths. The fee will be prorated when a client does not request the full package.

Our flat rate fees may not apply to complicated situations. If your specific situation does not fit into our flat rate structure, we will let you know in advance. Fees do not include GST and disbursements and are subject to change without notice.