Pricing and Procedure

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At Shepard Immigration Law, I want to be clear and transparent about my legal fees. I offer a flat fee schedule accordingly to case type. I believe my fees are comparable to others in the area. A flat fee gives you predictability and allows you to make payments as your case progresses. With my fee schedule, you know that I am quoting you the same fees as the person before and after you and that you won’t miss out on a discount because you showed up on a Tuesday instead of a Saturday. I also offer what I call “add-ons” that are services other firms either don’t want to do or don’t have time to do such as collecting your criminal records. But on the other hand, I don’t want to charge you hidden fees or surprise fees that show up towards the end of your process. I am doing my best to keep my overhead down, so you don’t have to pay for it.

You will find different fees for legal services depending on the type of law firm or attorney with whom you are consulting. Some firms charge lower fees because they have many similar cases, but they sacrifice customer service in the process. Other firms are more luxurious and you pay more for reputation and esteem. With my services, I want you to feel like you are hiring a personal tailor rather than shopping at a fancy boutique or discount store. I am on your team.

I also offer payment plans with incentives to work with your financial needs.

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Level 1 – Preliminary and Add-Ons ~ $250
  • Enter appearance with agency
  • Status Inquiries
  • Letters – to agency, to employers, to insurance, to medical providers, etc.
  • Criminal Record Collection
  • FBI Checks
  • Filing fee waiver
Level 2 – Basic Filings and Research ~ $750
  • I-130 Petitions
  • Fiancé Petitions
  • NIV Applications
  • FOIA and Investigation
  • TPS
  • DACA renewals
  • USCIS interviews
  • Research
  • Analysis of Criminal Conviction
  • Parole in Place
  • Non-Professional PERM
Level 3 – Moderate ~ $2000
  • Adjustment of Status
  • IV Applications
  • Minister Religious Workers
  • Non-Professional PERM
  • I-140s with Schedule K
  • U-Visa
  • VAWA
  • Employment Visas/I-129 Renewals
  • Professional PERM
Level 4 – Advanced ~ $3000 +
  • Waivers
  • NIW / EB1 I-140s
  • NOID responses
  • Employment Visas/I-129s
  • Non-Minister Religious Workers
  • I-751 Waiver Petition
  • Multiple or Complex Waivers
  • Appeals

*Please note that these fees above are for common cases. There may be other unique case situations that do not fit within a category above, but this does not mean I do not provide this service. Your total case may entail a combination of these services. While I will do my best to analyze your case and alert you to any potential complications that may arise, you may require other filings that are not anticipated.
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