Our Fees

The early agreement as to the anticipated costs of a matter is essential to us at Armstrong Kutz Lawyers.  A discussion relating to costs is encouraged from the outset of each engagement as the factors applying to costs vary.

In many cases we are able to provide a fixed fee quote and in other situations our hourly rate will apply.

Please find below some of our fixed costs services.

Conveyancing

Purchase
House/Land $800.00 plus GST (plus outlays)
Unit $850.00 plus GST (plus outlays)

Sale
House/Land $600.00 plus GST (plus outlays)
Unit $650.00 plus GST (plus outlays)

Wills

Will including Enduring Power of Attorney for 2 people: $550.00 plus GST
Will including Enduring Power of Attorney individual: $300.00 plus GST
Enduring Power of Attorney for 2 people: $250.00 plus GST
Enduring Power of Attorney individual: $150.00 plus GST

Power of Attorney

$200.00 plus GST plus Registration fee (if necessary) plus solicitor consultaion.
If you instruct that the Power of Attorney is to be registered with the Department of Natural Resources and Mines (DERM) an additional registration fee will be charged
A fee is charged for a consultation process, with a Solicitor taking your instructions, preparing your Power of Attorney and witnessing you sign the document appointing your selected Attorney(s).

Divorce

Complete and file divorce documents with Federal Circuit Court $1,000 plus GST plus filing fees below

Filing Fee 
Application for divorce$865
Application for divorce - reduced fee$290


Client Agreement

In accordance with relevant statutory requirements, where appropriate, we will enter into a Client Agreement setting out details of our retainer.

Outlays

Outlays vary from matter to matter and are additional to costs. Outlays include such fees as barrister’s costs and search fees. In most cases we prefer payment of such fees into our trust account.

Tax Invoices

We issue tax invoices at regular intervals during the course of a matter. This ensures our clients are well informed as to costs. We seek payment of our invoices within 7 days.

GST

You will need to add GST to all quotes for costs and disbursements.