Fees

Initial Consultations

Initial consultations for criminal law matters are scheduled with Naomi R. Huntington. There is no charge for initial consultations in criminal law matters.

Initial consultations for adoptions, mediations, and arbitrations are scheduled with Oneida N. Huntington. There is no charge for initial consultations in these cases.

Initial consultations for all other family law matters are scheduled with John S. Huntington.

Initial consultations in divorce matters are scheduled for 2 hours. The fee for an initial consultation in a divorce is a flat rate of $400.00.

Initial consultations in other family law matters are scheduled for 75 minutes. The fee for these initial consultations is a flat rate of $250.00.

Fees for Services Marital and Family Law Matters

John S. Huntington's rate is $300.00 per hour.

Oneida N. Huntington's rate is $200.00 per hour.

Although occasionally family law cases are billed on a flat rate basis, generally fees for family law cases will be billed on an hourly basis.

Criminal Law Cases

Naomi R. Huntington's rate will be determined by the nature and complexity of the particular proceeding. Naomi Huntington generally charges a flat rate for representation in criminal law cases.

Mediation and Arbitration

Oneida N. Huntington’s rate is $100.00 per hour for mediation and arbitration services.

Costs

Clients are responsible for costs associated with their cases (i.e. fees for filing, service, investigations, appraisals, business valuations, forensic work by accountants, custody evaluations, mediation etc.). Generally speaking, if the services of an expert are required, clients will be required to make an additional advance payment to cover the anticipated costs for the expert’s services.

Advance Payments

Advance payments will be discussed during the initial consultation. An advance payment will be required to secure future representation by Huntington, Huntington & Huntington, PLLC.

A client's advance payment will be deposited into the firm's trust account on the client's behalf. Fees will be debited from the advance payment as fees are earned; costs will be debited from the advance payment as costs are incurred.

In family law cases, any unused portion of the advance payment will be refunded to the client at the conclusion of the case. In the event that a client's advance payment is insufficient to cover fees and costs, an additional advance payment will be requested.

Naomi R. Huntington will discuss payment schedules with clients on a case-by-case basis.

Billing

In family law cases with hourly billing, invoices are transmitted to clients approximately every six weeks, generally via email.

In cases where fees are based on an hourly rate, services are billed in increments of one-tenth of an hour.