State Money Judgment Enforcement
Law Group, LLP
Out of Pocket Costs.
invest our time, experience and efforts to be
your percentage partner in contingent fee
There are no charges for any legal
services on contingent fee Sister State Money
We ask our clients to show their
commitment to the case by paying for the out-
of- pocket cost and expenses of filing the case,
serving and recording liens.
new case is filed with the proper court and then
sent to the outside process server.
We ask for a $575 deposit for the
filing fee and probable service of process fees.
If all of the initial
$575 deposit is used up,
the minor additional costs and expenses are
billed monthly as advanced. We generally do not
incur any major expenses (over $100) without
consulting our client. After the service and
waiting period, any further costs are for
various documents that are obtained from the
court clerks, recorded or filed with
governmental agencies and served on the debtor
or others. Document and filing fees are in the
$10 to $30 range, while service of process
fees are from
$55 to $65 per service attempt. We do not
authorize costly vehicle seizures, keepers, or
real property levies without first discussing
the cost with our client. If approved, we will
request an advance of those out of pocket costs
only as necessary and with consent over $100. .
If billing for costs and expenses are not paid,
no further work or services requiring monetary
advances are performed.
staff of experienced attorneys and paralegals
conduct in-office, public record, social media
and on-line investigations with no separate
charges for contingent fee clients.
If we take a case on contingent fee it is
because we believe there is a reasonable
probability we can recover for our clients and
earn a contingency fee.
Only if these efforts are not successful
will we suggest outside investigation but will
only engage outside investigators with your
can be added to the judgment if the cost was
paid to governmental agencies or process
servers. This usually covers most of the costs.