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Old 05-21-2004, 03:55 PM
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Hello,

Can anyone give me a good estimated range of what a lawyer (or CPA) would charge to
1) Meet with me and discuss my business idea, and entity selection
2) Help me go through all the paperwork and filings

Any help would much appreciated.
Thanks!

Aquaman Out.
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Old 05-21-2004, 04:15 PM
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You should be able to get an initial meething with a lawyer or CPA without paying. Of course, these meetings generally have a "getting to know each-other" feel. I've seen fees go anywhere from $100 to $300 an hour, for high-level lawyers it can be much higher. In the initial meeting, you should ask what they would charge you to help you with your start up. A lawyer or CPA with experience in this will be able to tell you very accurately (after hearing a bit about what you intend to do) how much it would cost you. This is because they've done it many times before, and have a good grasp on what it takes (in terms of their time) to accomplish those tasks. Someone who can't give you a clear idea what it would cost you is probably inexperienced and you should consider going with someone who knows what they're doing.
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Old 05-21-2004, 04:56 PM
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Thanks Peter--you're always a big help, whether its on this site or on rd, I appreciate it.
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Old 05-21-2004, 06:26 PM
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I would be happy to discuss your idea with you and the financial outlay it may require, but due to AICPA regulations I could not assist (can suggest) with your filings. Only an attorney can provide that service.
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Old 05-25-2004, 06:20 PM
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I would be happy to discuss your idea with you and the financial outlay it may require, but due to AICPA regulations I could not assist (can suggest) with your filings. Only an attorney can provide that service.
I would love to talk to you about this, I am in plans to get a website up and running, and once it is would like to start planning with you about a financial outlay--perhaps you might know of a lawyer that would be willing to talk to me about not only filings, but also patents, trademarks, and copyrights. I am located in Miami, but came from Ohio, near Cleveland actually. The only reason I mention this is that I don't know if it will be too hard to communicate or effectively get things done with this large distance gap.

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Old 05-25-2004, 09:15 PM
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Not at all, feel free to contact me with questions. I know of a few attorney's but most are in Columbus. I can see if they have any Miami referrals.
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Old 05-25-2004, 10:55 PM
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The key with patents, trademarks, and the like is not location, but skill set.....

If you are doing a software patent application, chances are you will use a vastly different guy for a hydraulic system patent.

If you can tell me the area, eg electronics, software, hardware, mechanical etc, I can point you in a few good directions to guy's I've used in the past.

Otherwise, go to the uspto, do a search of simliar technology, and see who the agents or patent attourneys names show up the most, and contact them. Be aware that some are corporate council, so they don't do outside work, but often times there just small businesses like us.

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Old 06-02-2004, 12:41 AM
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Originally Posted by aquaman
Hello,

Can anyone give me a good estimated range of what a lawyer (or CPA) would charge to
1) Meet with me and discuss my business idea, and entity selection
2) Help me go through all the paperwork and filings

Any help would much appreciated.
Thanks!

Aquaman Out.
I do not know if you are still looking for information on how to obtain a lawyer about your need, however I would be glad to share some information with you if it is a financial sitution which is hendering you from call and speaking with and attorney.
Wish you the Best
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Old 08-29-2013, 09:12 PM
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Lawyer fees will vary quite a bit depending on a lot of factors. Will there only be one owner (you) or will you have partners/shareholders? That is the biggest difference.

Also, how much is the lawyer going to do versus you or other advisors? Little things add up, too.

For ideas, read: http://www.illinoisbusinessattorney....-illinois.html
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