Fees

The fees depend on the difficulty of each caseThe following fees are standards. We will explain your estimated fee at the consultation.

There is no difference between foreigner’s case and domestic case. You do not have to pay the interpreter’s fee and translator’s fee for English. (Except especially difficult document includes lots legal or medical technical terms)

Please consult us if you are in difficult economical situation.

 

※  Following fees are Japanese payment system. (Paying intial fee at the beginning and paying contingent fee after the case finished) but you can also use Time Charge system. Please request us directly if you would like to use time charge system.

 

※   The real expenses will be adding to the following fees (around 10,000yen).

※   If the case takes more than 1 year, we may charge the mid-initial fee before finishing the case. Please contact us for further information.

(Fee schedules are revised in January 2016)

International Divorce and Family Issue

Negotiation outside of the court/ Family court Mediation


Initial (Retainer) fee 400,000yen~
Contingency fee  400,000yen~

*Consumption Tax will add to above fee.

*If client made a mutual agreement prior to the mediation court, and such mediation court would be finalized by one time session, Retainer fee and contingency fee would be discounted as 300,000 yen~+consumption tax (Total 600,000 yen~+consumption tax). For more details of this discount, please contact us.  

 

Family court Trial/ Family court Litigation

(in case you have already retained us from negotiation/mediation stage, the initial fee for trial/litigation stagewill be 100,000yen+Consumption Tax. )

Initial (Retainer) fee 500,000~
Contingency fee 500,000~

*Consumption Tax will add to above fee.

 

Midterm-Fee

If the each case takes more than 6 months, mid-term retainer fee of 100,000 yen+tax would be charged (for each case). The same ammount (100,000 yen+tax) would be added to the contingency fee.

 

 Fees for Marriage fee and Child support fee case would be discounted.
   Please contact us for further detail.

If the point of dispute is relating to distribution of the property (divisional property case, claiming compensation case), we may add extra fee which explained in under mentioned calculation chart. Please contact us for further information.




International Inheritance

Division of Inherited Property


Initial (Retainer) and Contingent fee…Calculate by under mentioned chart

We will explain your estimated initial fee at the consultation, and after the case finished, we will calculate our total fee and balance by the contingent fee.


Making Will/Execution of Will

  Making Will 

  Legal Service Fee 200,000yen+Consumption Tax ~

 

  Execution of Will

  2%~ of the Inherited property's amount 

 (Minimum charge 400,000 yen+Consumption Tax) 

If the execution contains disposing of real estate and other important property, fee  stracture would be different. Please contact us for a quotation. 



International Litigation

Represent the lawsuit(Civil Case)/Collection of Debts/ Claiming Compensation


Initial (Retainer)・Contingent fees …Calculate by under mentioned chart

 

We will explain your estimated initial fee at the consultation, and after the case finished, we will calculate our total fee and balance by the contingent fee.

 


General Corporate

General Corporate service takes a flat monthly fee system.

We provide clients choices of price which is proportional to the number of times clients can use our service per month.

Please contact us for further information.

Legal Advise Service  Free legal consultation (fixed number of the time/month)
Brief research
Making and checking Contract

Discount for lawyer's fee, if you retain us for legal dispute, during the legal advice service is contracted.  

Advice for Company

   30,000〜100,000yen+Consumption Tax / month

 

Advice for Individual

   20,000〜50,000yen+Consumption Tax / month



Immigration Service

We would charge Legal Service fee only at the beggining of the case.


Visa Application/Special Permission to Stay in Japan

Permanent Residency VisaChanging Status of Residency


Lawyer's Fee (Payment in advance)

   200,000yen+Consumption Tax〜

 

Administrative Litigation against Immigration procedure


Lawyer's Fee(Payment in advance)

   400,000〜500,000yen+Consumption Tax

Other Services

Bankruptcy/Settlement of debts

     200,000yen〜

Incorporation of the Company

     200,000yen〜

Criminal Case

Initial(Retainer)Fee
before indictment
300,000yen
+Consumption Tax
Initial(Retainer)Fee
after indictment
300,000yen
+Consumption Tax
Contingent Fee Generally 
Same amount as Initial Fee

 

Trial by lay judges case

Initial(Retainer)Fee         500,000yen〜
+Consumption Tax
Contingent Fee Generally 
Same amount as Initial Fee

If the suspected person denied the guilty, or claiming inocent, we would charge extra   fees depending on difficulties.

Calculate by JFBA Standard Chart

Standard price of the economic value rate

Please refer this standard prices calculated by the economic value. This standard used to be adopted by Japan Federal Bar Association.

■Initial(Retainer) Fee

Initial (retainers) fee is a fee paid when you retain attorney and begin the case.

Retainers fee is calculated based on an estimate amount of the economic value that client could gain by attorney’s work.

■Contingent Fee

Amount of economic value

Initial fee

Contingent fee

Total

3,000,000yen

(in case the expected amount is 3Myen)

8%
(240,000yen)

16%
(480,000yen)

24%
(720,000yen)

From 3,000,000yen to 30,000,000yen

5%

10%

15%

From 30,000,000yen to 300,000,000yen

3%

6%

9%

Above 300,000,000yen

2%

4%

6%

※consumption tax  will be add to the calculated amount.

 

Example for calculation

The case finished with your getting 5,000,000yen (economic value) and you already paid initial fee of 300,000yen+Tax in the beginning:

 

For 3,000,000yen economic value: initial fee 8% + contingent fee 16% (total 24%)=720,000yen

+

Rest of 2,000,000yen economic value: initial fee 5% + contingent fee 10% (total 15%)=300,000yen

=1,020,000yen

1,020,000yen +Consumption tax (if 5%)= 1,071,000yen is the total fee

1,071,000yen – 300,000yen+tax (you have already paid) = 756,000yen

 

Contingent fee 756,000yen is the amount you have to pay when the case finished.

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