ESTIMATE YOUR FEES

Guidelines to Help Estimate the Initial Payment Required

Here are the ranges of retainers. These are only guidelines and your case may be more or less, depending upon your specific facts and case history.

In addition, here is some information on what a retainer is: https://www.blacknallfirm.com/faq-items/what-is-a-retainer/

Uncontested Divorce

  • Uncontested divorce without children – $2,100+
  • Uncontested divorce with children – $3,000+
  • Uncontested divorce with substantial assets – $7,500+

Contested Divorce

  • Middle – Income Divorce with children and contested custody – $3,250 – $15,000+
  • Middle – Income Divorce without children $3,250 – $10,000+
  • Middle – Income Divorce with children, contested custody and asset disputes – $7,500 – $15,000+
  • Mid-asset case (marital estate from $200,000 up to $500,000) $5,000 – $25,000+
  • High-asset case (marital estate over $500,000) $20,000 – $50,000+

Other Contested Cases

  • Modification of Child Support only – $3,250-$7,500+
  • Modification of Custody – $3,250-$50,000+
  • Custody and child support Enforcement – $3,250-$50,000+
  • TPO (Temporary Protective Order) -$3,250+
  • TRO (Temporary Restraining Order)-$3,250+
  • Habeas-$3,250+

Adoption

$10,000+