Notice Stage: Fee for Preparation of Notice: $35
Posting and Mailing of Notice:
Concord/Walnut Creek/Pleasant Hill/Mtz: $25 - TOTAL $60 Brentwood/Oakley/Pittsburg/Antioch: $50 - TOTAL $85
Flat Fee for preparation of documents from Complaint to Default and Sheriff: $300.00
$240 Filing Fee
25 Writ Fee
125 Sheriff’s Fee
30 Courier to court to file Complaint
50 Courier to court to file default and take papers to Sheriff
100 Process Server
Costs can be paid on an as-needed basis. Filing Fee, court courier, process server and document preparation fees are due at signing of Complaint -- $670.00
If an Application for an Order to Post needs to be filed, an extra preparation charge of $50 will apply, together with the filing fee of $20, for an extra fee of $70
Total for Complaint Stage up to Sheriff, including costs: $870.00
If an Application for an Order to Post needs to be filed, an extra preparation charge of $50 will apply, together with the filing fee of $20, for an extra fee of $70.
THE ABOVE COSTS ARE FOR A DEFAULT EVICTION ONLY. IF AN ANSWER IS FILED, AND THE CASE NEEDS TO BE SET FOR TRIAL, PARALEGAL HOURLY RATES WILL APPLY, BEGINNING WITH THE FILING OF A REQUEST TO SET. Paralegal’s hourly rate is $100 per hour. A Staff Attorney will be available to appear within Contra Costa County for a flat rate of $250. This flat fee covers the appearance at the UD trial only and 2 hour of preparation time by the Staff Attorney. Client agrees to sign a A Notice of Limited Scope Representation and a Substitution of Counsel immediately before and after the appearance of the Staff Attorney. If a jury trial is requested, the appearance fee will be $350, which includes the attorney=s appearance at the Settlement Conference, as well as an appearance at the UD trial. For all trial preparation, paralegal's hourly rates will apply. If the case appears to be a complicated one, a retainer will be requested before trial is set. If the Staff Attorney is needed for legal representation other than the flat-rate appearances described above, Client will need to enter into contract with the Staff Attorney at the Staff Attorney's hourly rates.