Dowd Law Fees

Dowd Law handles most legal matters for a flat fee. This allows business owners to anticipate and budget for certain legal services.

Below is a breakdown of common services that we offer and the cost associated with the service. Fees and costs are NOT included in the price, unless otherwise stated. And, all prices are subject to change without notice. If you are looking for a service that is not listed, give us a call for a FREE quote.

ServiceDescriptionPrice
Corporation (C corporation or S corporation)Includes all state filing fees, corporate book, corporate seal, stock certificate, 1st year registered agent fee, 1/2 hour consult, apply for EIN, prepare S corporation paperwork, if applicable.$700
Limited Liability Company (LLC)Includes all state filing fees, company book, company seal, membership certificate, 1st year registered agent fee, 1/2 hour consult, apply for EIN, prepare S corporation paperwork, if applicable.$800
Professional Association (PA)Includes all state filing fees, corporate book, corporate seal, stock certificate, 1st year registered agent fee, 1/2 hour consult, apply for EIN, prepare S corporation paperwork, if applicable.$700
Professional Limited Liability Company (PLLC)Includes all state filing fees, company book, company seal, membership certificate, 1st year registered agent fee, 1/2 hour consult, apply for EIN, prepare S corporation paperwork, if applicable.$800
Non-Profit CorporationIncludes all state filing fees, corporate book, corporate seal, membership certificate, 1st year registered agent fee, 1/2 hour consult, apply for EIN.$800
Registered Agent (RA) ServiceTo serve as your companies registered agent and use our address as the registered office.$100/year
Fictitious Name (DBA)We handle the legal notice advertisement for the name as required by statute and submit the application after the ad has run. Does NOT include filing fee ($50) or advertising fee (approximately $35)$285
Fictitious Name Cancellation (DBA)Does NOT include filing or legal notice fee.$200
Articles of MergerDoes NOT include merger agreement or filing fee.$750
Amendment (corporation or LLC)Filing fee is NOT included. The corporation amendment filing fee is $35 and the LLC amendment filing fee is $25.$235
501(C)(3) Tax Exempt Status - Long formApplying for 501(C)(3) status with IRS. Does NOT include filing fee.$2,000
501(C)(3) Tax Exempt Status - EZ formApplying for 501(C)(3) for non-profits that qualify to submit EZ application.$750
Federal Trademark (TM)Includes basic TM search, applying on-line, and handling any office action. Does NOT include filing fees.$2,000
Federal TM SearchIncludes searching the USPTO, state and local databases, and Google for potential conflicts.$300
State TMIncludes basic TM search, applying on-line, and handling any office action. Does NOT include filing fees.$600
Shareholder Agreement, Operating Agreement, Partnership AgreementIncludes basic customization. Think you might need more than basic, we can give you an idea of time and added cost. If any.$750
Non-compete and/or Non-solicitationCan be combined into one agreement.$300
Employment AgreementIncludes basic customization. Think you might need more than basic, we can give you an idea of time and added cost. If any.$400
Independent Contractor AgreementIncludes basic customization. Think you might need more than basic, we can give you an idea of time and added cost. If any.$400
Commercial LeaseIncludes basic customization. Think you might need more than basic, we can give you an idea of time and added cost. If any.$750
Residential LeaseIncludes basic customization. Think you might need more than basic, we can give you an idea of time and added cost. If any.$400
Equipment LeaseIncludes basic customization. Think you might need more than basic, we can give you an idea of time and added cost. If any.$400
Quit Claim DeedDoes NOT include recording fees, taxes or documentary stamp tax.$250
Contract or Document ReviewTypically $125 for every 10 pages, e.g. 9 pages = $125, and 12 pages = $250, 29 pages = $375.$150
Asset Purchase AgreementPreparation of an asset purchase agreement, typically related to the sale of a business.$750
Joint Venture or Merger AgreementIncludes basic customization. Think you might need more than basic, we can give you an idea of time and added cost. If any.$750
Stock Purchase Agreement (profit corporation)Presumes the buyer is an accredited investor$500
Membership Purchase Agreement (Partnership, LLC or PLLC)Presumes the buyer is an accredited investor$500
Basic Lien SearchIncludes UCC, state of Florida and applicable county.$300
Bill of SaleBasic Bill of Sale$150
Promissory NoteIncludes a basic promissory note.$750
Security Agreement and UCC-1Includes the preparation and recording of security agreement and UCC-1. Does NOT including recording fess or taxes.$750
Corporation ResolutionsCorporation resolutions related to the sale or purchase of a business$150
Lease Assignment$300
Escrow AgentFlat fee for amounts up to $50,000. An additional .008 (.8%) of amounts over $50,000.$750
ConsultationsHourly rate is $250/hour. Consultations are billed in 1/2 hour increments.$300
Indemnification and Hold Harmless Agreement$200
Complete Estate Plan (individual)Includes a revocable living trust, pour-over will, living will, designation of health care surrogate and power of attorney.$1,250
Complete Estate Plan (married couple)Includes a joint revocable living trust or 2 separate revocable living trusts, pour-over wills, living wills, designations of health care surrogate and powers of attorney for both spouses.$2,000
Basic Estate Plan (individual)Includes a basic will, living will, designation of health care surrogate and power of attorney.$600
Basic Estate Plan (married couple)Includes wills, living wills, designations of health care surrogate and powers of attorney for both spouses.$900
Will (individual)Basic will$300
Will (married couple)Basic reciprocal wills.$500
Complex Will (individual)Complex wills are usually when there are specific gifts or children from a prior marriage.$1,500

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Consultations are charged at a rate of $125.00 per 1/2 hour, or fraction of a 1/2 hour, unless a consultation is included in the cost of a flat fee service we agree to provide, or we otherwise agree in writing, in advance of setting the appointment, to waive the fee.

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