LAW OFFICES OF PETER A. SCHEY
Telephone: (323) 251-3223
Facsimile: (323) 931-2221
email: peter@peterschey.com
 
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Legal fees

(2011)


Complex personal injury cases, discrimination, sexual harassment, etc.

Legal consultation and representation provided on a contingency basis. No fees are charged unless the client recovers damages. Percentage of recovery normally ranges from 30-35%, depending on the complexity of the case. In medical malpractice cases the attorney’s contingency is set by law and is usually in the range of 20-25%.


Complex criminal cases

Fees are charged on an hourly basis, generally in the range of $750 to $850 per hour, depending on the complexity of the case and the client's ability to pay.


Federal and state appellate work

Fees range from $750 to $850 per hour, depending on the complexity of the issues raised on appeal and the client's ability to pay.


Corporate and transnational matters

Fees range from $800 to $900 per hour, depending on the complexity of the issues involved.


Immigration and deportation cases

Applications for adjustment of status generally $3,500.

Immigrant visa petitions generally about $2,500.

Deportation cases generally $550 to $750 per hour, depending on the complexity of the case and the client's ability to pay.

Appeals to the Board of Immigration Appeals, generally $550 to $750 per hour, depending on the complexity of the case and the client's ability to pay.


Low-income clients

Clients with minimal assets and low incomes may be eligible for legal services through the Center for Human Rights and Constititional Law. To determine eligibility please e-mail to pschey@centerforhumanrights.org


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