Affordable Legal Care
A 501(c)(3) Nonprofit Organization

Fees

Fees that don’t bankrupt you.

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Please enter your Adjusted Yearly Gross Income and select your family size above to calculate your rate.

Our fee schedule is based on income as follows:

From 125% to 149% of federal poverty guidelines:  $60.00/hour ($31, 375 - $37,650 for a family of 4).
From 150% to 199% of federal poverty guidelines:  $75.00/hour ($37,651 - $50,200 for a family of 4).
From 200% to 249% of federal poverty guidelines:  $100.00/hour ($50, 201- $62,750 for a family of 4).
From 250% to 300% of federal poverty guidelines:  $135.00/hour ($62,751- $75,300 for a family of 4).

Family Size Federal Poverty Level 2018 125% 150% 200% 250% 300%
1 12,140.00 15,175.00 18,210.00 24,280.00 30,350.00 36,420.00
2 16,460.00 20,575.00 24,690.00 32,920.00 41,150.00 49,380.00
3 20,780.00 25,975.00 31,170.00 41,560.00 51,950.00 62,340.00
4 25,100.00 31,375.00 37,650.00 50,200.00 62,750.00 75,300.00
5 29,420.00 36,775.00 44,130.00 58,540.00 73,550.00 88,260.00
6 33,740.00 42,175.00 50,610.00 67,480.00 84,350.00 101,220.00
7 38,060.00 47,575.00 57,090.00 76,120.00 95,150.00 114,180.00
8 42,380.00 52,975.00 63,570.00 84,760.00 105,950.00 127,140.00

For families/households with more than 8 persons, add $4,320 for each additional person.

Sliding Scale Hourly Rates
125%-149% $60
150%-199% $75
200-249% $100
250-300% $135

All numbers are for the 2018 federal poverty guidelines.  Income is determined by your Adjusted Gross Income reported on line 37 of IRS Form 1040.

Retainer fee: Clients are required to pay a retainer equal to 10 hours of work or 100% of the fixed fee at the time the engagement begins.
Consultation fee: Our attorneys do charge a consultation fee - the charge varies based on the services and your income and family size.