Our Legal Fees & Standard Retainers

We utilize flat rate legal fees to give you a cost savings advantage.

Contact us anytime for a free estimate. We do not charge for phone calls, emails or text messages. Note that the cost of disbursements are not included below and are in addition to legal fees as they vary on a case-by-case basis.

Corporate

Our standard initial retainers are as follows:

Incorporating a new business

$1,295* + HST

Shareholder’s Agreement

$1,500 + HST

Share Purchase Agreement

$1,500 + HST

Trust Agreement (for corporate, family or estate planning matters)

$500 + HST

Corporate Annuals

$350 + HST

Form 1 Notice of Change and corresponding update to Minute Book Ledgers & Registers

$95 + HST

*clients in the GTA, the legal fee will be $50 higher

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Real Estate

Our standard real estate legal fees are as follows:

London & surrounding area

Buying, Selling or Re-Financing

$599.00 + HST

Greater Toronto Area

Buying, Selling or Re-Financing

$699.00 + HST

We acknowledge that real estate transactions can be unique (i.e. private purchase or sale without a Realtor or purchasing directly from a builder).

Accordingly, we offer legal services to assist in these individual circumstances:

Drafting of an Agreement of Purchase and Sale (the “APS”; performed typically in private transactions where no Realtor is involved):

$495.00 + HST

Independent review of an APS and/or Status Certificate (excluding completion of the corresponding real estate transaction):

$400.00 + HST

Note: Real Estate legal fees do not include other related costs
such as Land Transfer Tax, Title Insurance, Registration of Documents
and other disbursements. For a comprehensive personalized quote of
your total closing costs, please contact us.

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Family

Our standard initial retainers are as follows:

Uncontested Divorce

$2,125 (inclusive of HST and filing fees)

Separation Agreement

$2,995 + HST

Cohabitation Agreement

$2,995 + HST

Domestic Contract (also known as a Marriage Contract, a pre-nuptial agreement or ‘pre-nup’)

$2,995 + HST

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Litigation – Small Claims

($0.00 – $35,000.00)

Our standard initial retainers are as follows:

Initial Retainer, up to and including attendance at Settlement Conference (Plaintiff)

$1,895.00 + HST + $100.00 filing fee

Initial Retainer, up to and including attendance at Settlement Conference (Defence)

$1,500.00 + HST + $102.00 filing fee

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Litigation – CIVIL

($35,000.01 – $100,000.00+)

Our standard initial retainers are as follows:

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Family Litigation

Our standard initial retainers are as follows:

Application – Custody and Access

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Application – Custody, Access, and Property

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Motion to Change

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Motion (depending on urgency/issues) **minimum

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Estates

Our standard initial retainers are as follows:

No Motion

$2,500.00 + HST

Motion Required

$4,000.00 + HST

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Construction Liens

Our standard initial retainers are as follows:

To register a construction lien

$695.00 + HST

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Wills

Our standard initial retainers are as follows:

Single Will Package

$495.00* + HST

Couples Will Package

$895.00* + HST

Corporate Will Package

$895.00* + HST

*clients in the GTA, the legal fee will be $50 higher

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Employment Law

Our standard initial retainers are as follows:

Review of an Employment Contract

$495.00 + HST

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Notarizing Documentation

Our standard initial retainers are as follows:

Notarizing Documentation

$95.00 + HST

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FEE CHANGES

Fee schedule as of January 1, 2022, and always subject to change.

Refcio & Associates utilizes flat fee pricing for all legal
services wherein clients never receive an invoice in excess
of the amount of legal fees previously agreed upon without
their approval and consent. Each matter is unique and may
be subject to pricing modification based on the individual circumstances.