• Michael Rada

How Much Does an Estate Plan, Will or Trust Cost?

One of first questions I get when I speak to a prospective client regarding their estate planning needs is "How much will my estate plan cost?"


There is no one answer to this question as the range varies greatly from law firm to law firm. A lot of the pricing is dependent on the complexity of the work and how complicated the estate plan will be. Only through dialogue with the prospective client can an attorney quote a price for an estate planning matter.


Some attorneys price their work by the hour, others offer fixed fees with the potential for an up-charge if the work requires more time than originally anticipated.


I believe that you should know what you are going to pay BEFORE you hire us. Therefore, I will give you a quote for a final fixed price for preparing your estate plan before any work begins. If there is the possibility of additional fees such as the recording of documents with your county, you will have full visibility of these charges in your engagement agreement. Of course, if your plan requires significantly more work than expected, there may be an additional fee, but no additional work will be performed until you approve. In short, you should never be surprised at the final price of your estate plan and are always in control of what you are willing to spend.


Unlike most law firms, I post my estate planning price list right on my website. You can find it by clicking HERE. I believe that it's is important for you to know what you can expect to pay right from the start of the process.


Providing up-front fixed-fee pricing is just one of the ways that I provide an honest, fair and affordable service to my clients. I am happy to discuss estate planning pricing in more detail with you. I invite you to set up a consultation with me at your convenience.


To get started on your Estate Plan, please visit www.radalegal.com/estate-planning for more information. You may schedule a 30-minute free no-obligation telephone consultation with Attorney Michael Rada to discuss getting started on YOUR Estate Plan by CLICKING HERE.

You can also call us at (224) 655-5200.


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The Law Offices of Michael Rada, LLC  is a law firm located in Barrington, Illinois providing legal services in the areas of Estate Planning,  Mediation, Wills, Trusts, Powers of Attorney, Divorce and Family law. We serve clients in and near Barrington, Chicago, Lake Barrington Shores, Lake Zurich, Fox River Grove, Wauconda, Tower Lakes, Crystal Lake, Palatine, Deer Park, Cary, Inverness, Hoffman Estates, Buffalo Grove, Mundelein, Arlington Heights, Vernon Hills, Streamwood, Long Grove and throughout the state of Illinois including Cook County, DuPage County, Will County, Kane County, Lake County and McHenry County.

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