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Steven Jon Levine, Esq.

attorney at law

Counsel and expert fees in matrimonial actions

It is essential that you discuss the terms of your lawyer’s compensation during the first consultation. Engaging an attorney without initially establishing the financial relationship may lead to misunderstanding, particularly where a family law problem is involved....

"Flat" and other types of legal fees

In recent years, attorneys and their clients have been wrestling with new approaches to computing charges for legal services. The traditional hourly charge fee arrangement is not always appropriate. While it is relatively simple for an attorney to quote a flat fee to...

How to increase the cost of your divorce

Spouses who are involved in a matrimonial dispute often appear to make a conscious decision to increase their legal costs.  Hostile and malicious behavior significantly increases the expense of a matrimonial case.  Yet, spouses often pursue such behavior in the face...