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jane harvey lawyers

"the right advice at the right price"

(HST + Disbursements are additional)
Initial Consultation with a Branch Lawyer $50
Notarization (per signature) $25
Power of Attorney / Promissory Note $75
family
Divorce – Uncontested $699
Domestic contracts and family litigation vary
real estate
Purchase or Sale of House: $499
Each Mortgage / Discharge $150
Refinancing $399
wills & estates
Basic Will $199
Power of Attorney Simple $75
Estates, administrations, estate litigation vary
business
Consultation $75-$150
Incorporation $399
we provide many other business services:

  • Commercial Leases
  • Purchase and Sale of Businesses
  • Trade Marks & Copyright
litigation
We provide a wide range of litigation services:

  • Business
  • Personal Injury
  • Family
  • Employment
  • Collection
  • Motor Vehicle
  • Criminal
  • Immigration
  • Estates
  • Bankruptcy
• uncontested divorce •
 
fees & disbursements
fees: $699 (plus HST)
disbursements (already include HST)
91 Copies $32.10
92 Postage $4.28
93 Courier $16.05
95 Minister of Finance $466.00
96 Process Server (Issue, Set Down, Enter Certificate) $118.65
96 Process Server (Service) Varies
67 Long Distance Varies

Total Disbursements $640.02 (Plus Service and Long Distance)
Total $1,429. 89 (Plus Service and Long Distance)
additional fees
Motion for substitutional service/dispense with
personal service
$750 min.
Resp lives outside Ontario but in Canada $250
Respondent lives outside Canada $500 min.
Decree absolute from a previous divorce/marriage
certificate particulars n/a
$100 min.
Minutes of Settlement $500 min.
Opinion on a foreign divorce $250 min.
Financial statements $250 min.
Incorp. of terms of a Court Order or separation
agreement in Divorce Judgement
$500 min.
Service by acknowledgement card $150 min
additional disbursements
› Process Server – service Metro Toronto and Peel – one attempt $100, varies by number of people to be served, address of service and number of times service has to be attempted.

› Certified copy of Previous Divorce -Court Fee varies depending on which court of province.

• marriage, cohabitation and separation agreements •
fees – $1,500 minimum simple for draft agreement and your financial statement
disbursements
copies
Divorcemate

negotiation and changes $350 hourly

• Family Litigation •
see rates for litigation
• real estate •
 
purchase/sale residential property in GTA
real estate bulk disbursments
purchase $499
disbursement (HST is included)
DISB: 01-copies $11.30
02-postage $7.91
03-deliveries $45.20
10-faxes $5.65
14-executions $49.72
15-conveyancer $226.00
70-Certified chqs $22.60
71-Law Soc. Fee $73.45
72-Cellular Phone $5.65
Total $1011.35
mortgages additional

sale $499+HST
17 Min of Fin
(Bill 70.70) FOR EACH DISCH
$70.70/ea
DISB: $231.65
Total $795.52
mortgages additional

refinancing (one new, discharge one old) $399+HST
17 Min of Fin
(Bill 70.70) FOR EACH DISCH
$70.70/ea
DISB: $427.21
Total $878.08

transfer of title $350+HST
DISB: $258.44
Total $653.94

discharge mortgage $150+HST
DISB: $162.18
Total $331.68

survivorship application $350+HST
DISB: $258.44
Total $653.94

title insurance – existing home owner $282.50 (HST incl.)
DISB: $17.50
DISB: $75 (title search) & add.
DISB: Add. fees for Title Ins. listed below
HOUSE CONDO
$200,000 and under $200,000 to $500,000 $200,000 and under $200,000 to $500,000
OwnerEXPRESS $261.28 $261.28 $212.14 $212.14

• Additional Fees •
Offer to purchase – drafting or review of $150-250 (min)
Price over $1 m. basic fee $750
Price over $2 m. basic fee (& Title insurance must be obtained) $1,000
Residential – two to four units $1,000 basic charge
Residential – five to ten units $1,500 basic charge
Commercial At least $1,000
Death of vendor not already registered on title $350
New Condominium (due to extra closing) $150
Property outside York, York Region, Peel or Durham $100 (min)
Arranging title insurance $100 (min)
Holdbacks for undertakings $100
Mortgage back being sold (sale only) $100
Where funds not provided by Purchaser or New Mortgage $100
Mortgage / Discharge $150
Paying Bills $100 (min)
Ongoing tenants – per tenant – purchase or sale $50 per tenant
Non-resident Vendor acting for Corp $250 (min)
Client not available closing – power of attorney required $75 each
If power of attorney must be registered (plus reg. Disb.) $250
Where closing within two weeks, rush fee $100 (min)
Where mtg docts not received within two weeks closing $100
Where closing date changed within 30 days of closing $100 (min)
Where bridge financing required $150 (min)
Does not close/negotiations required /tender hourly basis
Enforcement vendor obligations after closing – demand letter $149
Small claims action – preparation of claim $350

Where executions of $50,000 or more against name in Land Titles
(Plus disbursement for getting letter from execution creditor) $100 (min)
Sale and purchase in different Registry offices same day $100
Wiring funds to close $700 (min.)
Co ownership Agreements $750
Direct Deposit $50 per bank

Construction liens
Claim for lien including (regn. lien-70.70 disb) $750
Certificate Action/Claim $1,500
Delete lien from title application $750 +70.70 disb.
• Disbursements – Purchase Resale •
City/Town Building – 11 Write Chq Tax – 12 For Amount Water – 13 Not In ( ) Condos
Brampton $100.00 $50.00 States Certif. $100+HST
Markham $80.00 $52.00 $35.00
Mississauga $107.00 $75.00
Newmarket $138.28 $26.75 $26.75
Oshawa $175.00 $60.00 $27.00
Pickering $125.00 $85.00 $27.00
Richmond Hill $75.00 $65.00 $65.00
Toronto $122.89 $65.00 $25.00
Vaughan $125.00 $70.00
Whitby $107.00 $65.00 $25.00
York $125.00 $70.00 $35.00
• Land Transfer Tax – ONTARIO •
Price less than $55,000 price x .005
Price over $55,000 to $250 000 price x .01-$275
Price over $250,000 to $400,000 price x .015 – $1.525
Price over $400,000 price x .02-$3.525
• Land Transfer Tax Toronto •
2x Ontario
• litigation •
our approximate fees; disbursements and court fees are extra
does not include Jane Harvey and senior lawyers
fees
• hourly rate $350
retainer – $1,500 – $2500 minimum

• negotiation (at beginning & throughout) $350/hr

• application claim $1500+

• further pleadings & preparation $350/hr

• case conferences/motions appearance $1,500 + per 1/2 day

• discovery often 2 days – 1 for each party appearance $3,000 + per day

• settlement conferences/pre-trial appearance $1,500 + 1/2 day

• trial appearance $3,000 + day

• post trial
* arranging for payment
* assessment
* collection
* judgement debtor exam
* registration of writ
hourly rate

• business •
• Provincial Incorporation
Numbered
Fee ($399 + HST= ) $450.87
Disbursements (includes HST) + gov’t $532.28
Total Fees and Disbursements $983.15

Name
Fee ($399 + HST= ) $450.87
Disbursements (includes HST) + gov’t $572.44
Total Fees and Disbursements $1023.31

Non-Profit
Fee ($2000 + HST= ) $2265.00
Disbursements (includes HST) + gov’t $366.03
(1) copies
(2) postage
(3) courier
(81) Minister of Finance
(82) minute book (INCL.N.S.)
Total Fees and Disbursements $2626.03

• Federal Incorporation
Fee: $750 + HST + Receiver General $250 + $212.91 (Approx. $1310.41)

• Trademarks • Copyrights
Canadian Trademark Fee $1000
Disbursements: Approx. $500 (Cdn. funds)
U.S.A. Trademark Fee $1500
Disbursements: Approx. $345 (U.S. funds)
Copyright Fee/Canada $150
+ Disbursements $65

• Business Name Registration
Ontario $100 + HST Disbursements:Approx. $127.27
($80 Min. of Fin., $0.51 postage, $2.26 copies, $42.80 name search)

• Annual Resolutions
Fee $250/Directors/Shareholders Resolution
also includes any changes of head office, accountant, etc., prep
Form 1 to the Ministry and updating minute book

• Franchises
Prepare-fee $2,000 Min. (also need Trade Mark Registration)

• Collection/Enforcement
** (ONLY WITH A SIGNED & ENTERED JUDGEMENT) **
File a writ with Sheriff of a County Fee: $750
Obtain a garnishment $750 min.
Disbursements $400 (Small Claims)
$115 (Superior) $25 (Process Server)

• Trusts
Fee $1,000 Minimum

• Shareholders Agreement
Fee $1,000 Min.
Disbursements: copies $22.60
Total Fees and Disbursements $1,152.60

• Rollover of Assets into Corporation
Fee $350 +HST min.

• Articles of Revival
Fee $500
+ $330 (Minister of Finance)
+ $50/year

• Employment Law • Contracts
Advice regarding termination of employment – hourly basis
Distributorship/Licensing/Etc. – hourly basis $500 min.

• Commercial Lease
Review $750
Prepare $1,000+