Fees

On all matters, the initial consultation, up to 30 minutes, is free.

Generally, legal services are provided on an hourly rate, except personal injury cases and some Special Education matters, as noted below.

After the free initial consultation, an hourly fee will apply pursuant to a written Engagement Letter or Representation/ Retainer Agreement.  Before entering into any such agreement, Attorney Marinello will provide you with information regarding her hourly fee and any other fees and costs for which you may be responsible.

For Special Education cases that do not involve personal injury, Attorney Marinello offers an initial flat fee document review and “Options Session” during which she will discuss whether, in her opinion, your case has merit. ¬†She will lay out your options for legal recourse and detail the steps which can be taken to protect your child’s rights. This flat fee includes up to a maximum of 4 hours of Attorney Marinello’s time at a reduced rate.

Personal injury cases are accepted only on a contingency basis.