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Attorney Fees

When people consider hiring our firm one of the most important considerations is the cost of our services. Though all legal matters are different, we try to be as transparent as possible when it comes to our fees.

The following are the types of cases we accept and how we charge for each

Initial Consult Full Representation DIY Product
Security deposit Free Contingency*
Tenants in foreclosed properties Free Contingency*
Personal injury Free Contingency*

 

*A contingency fee means we are paid from the money we recover from the other party.

 

Chicago Tenants’ Rights

We offer legal services in a very limited range of tenants rights cases. Though there is a huge need for broader representation, we are unable to take cases that do not fall into one of the following areas:

  • Security deposit claims
  • Keep Chicago Renting claims (tenants in foreclosed properties)

Though the types of cases we handle are limited, we have a large referral network.

Personal Injury

Personal injury claims are always handled on contingency. This means that we are paid from recovery and if there is no recovery, there is no fee. The fee for a personal injury claim is almost always 1/3 of the gross recovery. Consultations for personal injury matters are free.

Pro Bono/Free Representation

We are a for-profit law firm and work to support our families and pay our bills. Unfortunately, we do not offer free representation though our firm. If you are unable to pay and your case does not fall under one of the categories where we are paid from recovery, consider contacting one of the legal aid organizations below (Cook County only):

Legal Aid Society
312-986-4200

Legal Assistance Foundation
312-341-1070

Metropolitan Tenants Organization
773-292-4988

CARPLS
(312) 738-9200

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