There are times when you simply don’t require the services of an attorney throughout your entire family law case. Or, perhaps you’re unable to financially afford the required retainer. Maybe you only need help knowing the relevant law regarding a specific family law issue, or you just need assistance drafting or reviewing documents.
With Schmitt Law, PLLC’s Limited Scope Legal Service, you are contracting for specific services, rather than hiring Schmitt Law, PLLC to represent you through the entire case. What this means to you is that you pay for only the services you need.
WHAT IS LIMTIED SCOPE LEGAL SERVICE?
With Limited Scope Legal Service, Schmitt Law, PLLC assists you with part or parts of your case. Together, we sit down at a strategy meeting and determine what your goals are. From there, we decide together what part or parts of your case you would like legal help with, and what part or parts of your case you are comfortable handing on your own.
HOW ARE YOU CHARGED FOR LIMITED SCOPE LEGAL SERVICE?
When you work with Schmitt Law, PLLC under our Limited Scope Legal Service, you are quoted a specific fee for the work to be performed. You will be given a clear price for each service, prior to the work commencing. And, you will always know exactly what legal service will be performed for that fee. With our Limited Scope Legal Service, you only pay for the legal service you really need.
WHAT CAN SCHMITT LAW, PLLC PROVIDE IN A LIMITED SCOPE LEGAL SERVICE?
At Schmitt Law, PLLC, we offer Limited Scope Legal Service to include, but not limited to, the following legal services:
- Evaluating and assessing your legal situation, and providing in-depth legal advice based off the current law in the State of Michigan.
- Providing procedural information regarding filing and serving of court documents.
- Reviewing court documents prepared by you or the opposing party/counsel.
- Suggesting documents for you to prepare.
- Drafting documents for you to file, including complaints for divorce, complaints for custody or parenting time, motions, answers, hearing notices, objections, and other documents you may require.
- Preparing you to represent yourself in court.
- Advising you as to what to expect at your court appearance.
- Preparing you for a Friend of the Court evaluation.
- Helping you evaluate settlement offers.
- Assisting you in responding to settlement offers.
- Preparing Judgments of Divorce, child support orders, deeds, qualified domestic relations orders, and other documents related to the completion of your divorce.
WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN A TRADITIONAL LAW FIRM AND ONE THAT OFFERS LIMITED SCOPE LEGAL SERVICE?
In most firms, you are required to pay an upfront retainer before any work will be performed. And often times these retainers are substantial. You are then charged an hourly rate against that retainer, receiving an invoice that may shock you.
At Schmitt Law, PLLC, we offer Limited Scope Legal Services that doesn’t require large retainers to be paid. Nor will you ever receive an invoice for hours worked. There are no hidden fees, no retainers, and no financial surprises. You get a clear price, pay for the services you receive, and can be assured you will receive quality legal service.
HOW CAN LIMITED SCOPE LEGAL SERVICE HELP YOU?
With Schmitt Law, PLLC’s Limited Scope Legal Service, you pay when the legal service is provided. Therefore, there are no future invoices, or hefty retainers to be paid up front. You simply pay as you go, and only pay for the services you really need. You know what the cost will be before the work begins, and what’s included for that specific fee. By taking it step by step, you get a clear price for each service with no guessing about how much you will pay.
Contact Schmitt Law, PLLC today, and tell us what legal assistance you need. We’ll explain your options, and let you know the cost of each option before we get started. Schmitt Law, PLLC will meet with you to create a strategy for your specific legal needs, and an assist you through every step of your case, one step at a time.
GRAND RAPIDS FAMILY LAW ATTORNEY SERVING KENT AND OUTLYING COUNTIES.
At Schmitt Law, PLLC, we are here for you each step of the way in your family law case. From planning your first steps, to helping you understand your rights, to signing the final documents. We can help you navigate the legal process step by step. We invite you to call Schmitt Law, PLLC to learn more about how we can assist you through our Limited Scope Legal Services. No surprise invoices – just clear prices defined before we get started. For skilled legal guidance, contact Schmitt Law, PLLC online or call (616) 608-4634 to arrange a consultation. Whenever you are ready, we are here for you.