General Fees

Estate & Medicaid Eligibility Planning Fees

Estate & Medicaid Eligibility Planning**Fee Per IndividualFee Per Married Couple
Durable Power of Attorney$250.00$500.00
Massachusetts Health Care Proxy$150.00$300.00
HIPAA Authorization & Release$80.00$170.00
Simple Last Will & Testament$395.00$790.00
Last Will & Testament with Testamentary Trust$475.00$950.00
Medicaid Trust Package------$995.00*
Supplemental Needs Trust$475.00------
Realty Trust$475.00*------
Preparation of Medicaid Application to submit to Massachusetts Department of Welfare$1,500.00 - $2,500.00-------
*Does not include document recording fees.
**All fees are subject to change based upon complexity of matter or individual or family planning needs.


Real Estate Fees

Real EstateFees
Declaration of Homestead$60.00
Certificates and Affidavits$100.00
Single Family Residential Purchase & Sale Agreements$425.00*
Multi-Family Commercial Purchase & Sale Agreements$550.00*
Representation at ClosingQuoted on case by case basis and location.
*Fee subject to change based on time and involvement of negotiating terms of agreement.


Business Formation Fees

Corporations, Limited Liability Company & Other Business Entity FormationFees
Corporations$1,600.00 incl Secretary of the Commonwealth filing fee plus Corporate Kit
Sole Member LLC$1,200.00 includes Secretary of the Commonwealth filing fee
Multi Member LLC$1,500.00 includes Secretary of the Commonwealth filing fee


Tax Preparation Fees

Tax Return Preparation & Tax Workouts with IRS/DORQuoted on case by case basis or billed at hourly rates as shown below*
*Representation for IRS and DOR matters require a retainer.


James M. Sears, Attorney$325.00 /hour
Legal Assistant$85.00 /hour
Paralegal$125.00 /hour
Accounting/Bookkeeping$175.00 /hour