Our flat rate fees include all disbursements and time spent on your file unless otherwise noted or agreed.   We do not charge a separate fee for photocopying, faxing, and secretarial services.  We do ask that you fill in the online client intake form relevant to your legal matter so that we can keep our fees low.  Tax is not included.  If you have any questions about our fees, please contact us.

Wills and Estate Planning

Basic Will

  • $250 (single person); $400 (couple)

Enduring Power of Attorney

  • $150 (single person); $200 (couple)

Representation Agreement

  • $150 (single person); $200 (couple)

Estate Planning Package - Basic Will, Enduring Power of Attorney, and Representation Agreement (aka Living Will)

  • $500 (single); $750 (couple)
Optional registration of notice of your Will with B.C. Vital Statistics Wills Registry: $35.00  ($18.50 + processing fee)
Optional registration of your POA and/or Representation Agreement with Nidus: $40.00 per document ($25.00 (+$10.00 for 2nd document) + processing fee)

Estate Administration and Probate

Probate Application for Estate Grant

  • Legal fees for basic probate application: $980 (no real estate or business assets involved)
  • Disbursements (3rd party costs) are extra: court filing fee ($200); probate fees (depends on value of estate); wills notice search fee (basic $21.50); court fee for certified copy of grant ($40); courier fees.

Administration Application for Estate Grant (No Will)

  • Legal fees for basic administration application: $1,180 (no real estate or business assets involved)
  • Disbursements (3rd party costs) are extra: court filing fee ($200); probate fees (depends on value of estate); wills notice search fee (basic $21.50); court fee for certified copy of grant ($40); courier fees.

Family Law

Simple desk order divorce without children

  • Flat rate legal fee: $650 includes drafting your divorce application forms, witnessing your signatures on the forms,  submitting the forms to court, and obtaining your desk order divorce
  • The legal fee does not include tax (PST only), court filing fees ($304) and the process server fee (approximately $80)
  • Optional Certificate of Divorce: $120 plus tax (includes all fees); required if you would like to remarry

Simple desk order divorce with children

  • Flat rate legal fee: $850 includes drafting your divorce application forms, witnessing your signatures on the forms,  submitting the forms to court, and obtaining your desk order divorce
  • The fee of $850 does not include tax (PST only), court filing fees ($304) and the process server fee (approximately $80)
  • Optional Certificate of Divorce: $120 plus tax (includes all fees); required if you would like to remarry

Separation Agreement - starting at $950 plus tax; includes independent legal advice and witnessing your signature    

Cohabitation or Marriage Agreement - starting at $950 plus tax; includes independent legal advice and witnessing your signature

Court Form Preparation and Legal Research

We offer "unbundled" legal services or services for part, but not all, of a client's legal matter.   Our aim is to provide self-represented individuals with top-quality legal documents and an affordable legal alternative to access the courts.  Our service allows you to save costs on the parts of your case that you can do yourself.  If interested, please contact us with details about your case and the services you require and we will provide you with a quote.

Notarizations

We provide notarizations for statutory declarations, affidavits, travel documents, and certified true copies for $30 (includes taxes).  Each additional document sworn or affirmed on the same day is $10 (includes taxes).