Frequently Asked Questions

1. What are your areas of real estate practice?

We specialize in transactions and litigation for real estate-related issues, including water and construction. For specifics, go to the Practice Areas link on the navigation bar (above).

2. What areas of real property law do you NOT cover?

Macomber Law typically does not take cases involving foreclosures, residential tenant issues, short sale, or mortgage modifications. We do not provide escrow services.

3. Can I speak to an attorney for just a minute?

Short answer is no. Macomber Law offers a 45-minute consultation so you may discuss your legal situation with an attorney in a no-pressure environment (see #10 below).

4. Do you work on contingency?


5. Does Macomber Law take payments?

Clients can finance their legal bill through Macomber Law’s online payment portal. Advance Fee payments and invoiced amounts owed can be paid through this payment portal.

6. Can you solve my legal problem with a stern or threatening letter?

Sternly worded letters unsupported by facts and law are usually disregarded by opposing parties. Sternly worded letters supported by facts and law that offer solutions can lead to problem resolution. However, because legal analysis is required to produce these more effective letters, they are more expensive to produce. Macomber Law does not threaten legal action unsupported by facts and law.

7. Why does Macomber Law require an Advance Fee?

An Advance Fee assures that the law firm isn't giving away services for free to unscrupulous actors. Once you have proven to be an honest client, you will be invoiced on a monthly basis. 

8. How does an Advance Fee differ from a Retainer?

Attorneys bill their time against an Advance Fee. Attorneys do not bill time against a Retainer. It is possible to get a refund from an Advance Fee. It is not possible to get a refund from a Retainer. 

9. What do I do if I can’t afford an attorney?

Call your local Legal Aid office.

10. What are your hourly rates?

Managing Attorney $265 per hour

Senior Associate Attorney $215 per hour

Paralegal $100 per hour

Time is billed in one-tenth of an hour increments. We reserve the right to change rates with reasonable notice. 

11. How do I hire Macomber Law?

Call the office at 866-511-1500 to make an office or telephone appointment. Be prepared with a list of people and companies involved so we can conduct a conflict of interest check.  A signed Fee Agreement and Advance Fee are required before we can begin work.

12. Does Macomber Law ask for reviews?

Yes! Macomber Law believes clients benefit from others' experiences. You will receive a text message asking for your opinion. 

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