Legal Fees

At The Law Offices of George J. Chehanske, we offer a wide-range of options to provide you with the tools you need to bring a fair and amicable end to your marriage and resolve your family law matters.

The General retainer for a Contested Divorce or Custody matter is between $3,500 and $6,500 depending on the complexity and issues in the case.

The General retainer for a Collaborative Law matter is between $2,000 and $3,500 depending on the complexity and issues in the case.

Mediation services are pay as you go but require a $600 security deposit.

Post Judgment motions require a retainer of between $1,500 and $3,500 depending on the complexity and issues.

Attorney compensation for all matters is $300 an hour.
(In cooperation with the Local Bar Association a reduced hourly rate of $250 an hour may be available if the client qualifies after an income and asset analysis is preformed by the attorney).

The Office offers an initial consultation (by phone or in person) of up to one hour for $150 on any family law matter.

The Office accepts all major credit cards.

Attorney and mediator George J. Chehanske assist clients with all matters of Family Law including divorce, child support, alimony, custody, parenting time, visitation, divorce mediation, collaborative law, domestic partnerships and domestic violence in Freehold Township, Freehold Boro, Howell, Jackson, Manalapan, Millstone Township, Toms River, Monmouth County, Ocean County, Middlesex County and the surrounding areas.

The information you obtain at this site is not, nor is it intended to be, legal advice. This web site is designed for general information only. You should consult an attorney for advice regarding your specific situation. We invite you to contact us and welcome your calls, letters and emails. Contacting us does not create an attorney-client relationship. Please do not send any confidential information to us until such time as an attorney-client relationship has been established. Before making your choice of attorney, you should give this matter careful thought. The selection of an attorney is an important decision.