The Rice Law Firm, PLLC

Houston:  713.855.3060ricelawhouston@gmail.com                                 ​​

The Woodlands: 936.271.1480, ricelawthewoodlands@gmail.com

Consultation with Attorney in Houston & The Woodlands for  Immigration, Guardianship, Will Drafting, or Will Probate 

CONSULTATION SCHEDULING FORM

2. GUARDIANSHIP, PROBATE, OR ESTATE PLANNING CONSULTATIONS:

What is the fee to consult with the attorney about a Probate, Guardianship or Estate Planning case? - The Consultation Fee is $100.00.


What happens if Attorney and Client sign a Contract for Services at the end of the consultation? - If a Contract for services is signed and the Legal Case Fee stated in the Attorney-Client Contract is paid at the end of the consultation, the Consultation Fee is waived.


Are any consultations offered after business hours, or on weekends? - Most consultations are offered during business hours. In some cases, consultations may be offered after business hours, or on Saturdays, but only at the Woodlands location.


How do I schedule the consultation? - Call or email this office with the facts of your case, or complete the Consultation Scheduling Form below, and provide enough facts about your case, and Attorney will contact you to send an Intake Form for your type of case, and then schedule the consultation at an appropriate time for both parties.


What type of fees does Attorney charge for Estate Planning cases? - Estate Planning cases are handled on a flat fee basis, and the full deposit is collected when the Contract for services is signed. The fee is deposited in the Trust Account and when the work is performed, the fee is transferred to the Operating account.


What type of fees does Attorney charge for Guardianship and Probate cases? - Probate and Guardianship cases are handled on an hourly rate basis. A deposit for the amount of work estimated for that case is collected when the Contract for services is signed, and it is deposited into the Trust Account. Periodic Invoices will be sent out stating the number of hours worked on the case at the quoted hourly rate, and then the appropriate amount is transferred from the trust account to the Operating account. The invoice will also show what amount of the initial deposit remains in the Trust account.


What type of Guardianship/Probate cases are not handled this Attorney? - Attorney does not handle already contested cases, or cases likely to turn contested once filed.

What type of Estate Planning cases are not handled by this Attorney? - Attorney does not handle Estate Planning for Taxable Estates ($5 million estate for single individual, or $10 million estate for married couple).

1. IMMIGRATION CONSULTATIONS:
What is the fee to consult with an attorney about an Immigration Case? – The Consultation Fee for most cases is $100.00. The Consultation Fee for Fiance Visa and Naturalization cases is $200.00.


What happens if Attorney and Client sign a Contract for Services at the end of the consultation?- If a Contract for services is signed and the Legal Case Fee stated in the Attorney-Client Contract is paid at the end of the consultation, the Consultation Fee is waived.


Are consultations offered after business hours, or on weekends? Most consultations are offered during business hours. In some cases, consultations may be offered after business hours or on Saturdays, but only at the Woodlands location.

When does Attorney hold a consultation?– An initial consultation with the attorney is held after you have completed the appropriate Immigration Questionnaire, and you have read the Consultation Agreement.

How do I get the Immigration Questionnaire and Consultation Agreement? – Call or email this office, or complete the Consultation Scheduling Form below, and provide enough facts about your case, and the appropriate Questionnaire with a copy of the Consultation Agreement will be emailed to you.

What type of immigration consultation is not handled by this Attorney? – Attorney will not hold a consultation if you plan to handle your case without an attorney. If you just have questions, or need to clarify issues you cannot resolve on your own, but have no intent to hire an attorney to handle your case, do not call or schedule a consultation with this attorney, instead call  USCIS or visit USCIS website.

What types of immigration cases are not handled by this Attorney? –Attorney does not handle detention/removal cases, cases on appeal, or cases where applicants have a criminal record consisting of charges, or arrests for felonies or several misdemeanors.

How can I pay the consultation fee? - Visit the
PAYMENT page of this website and follow the instructions to pay your Consultation fee, or Legal Case Fee quoted in the Contract for services.

Before you schedule your initial consultation with the attorney, you should read instructions for your type of case:

  1. Immigration Consultations, or
  2. Guardianship, Probate, or Estate Planning consultations.

Then scroll to the bottom of the page to fill out the Consultation Scheduling form: