How Much Do Estate Planning Attorneys Charge?

Lawyers are known for not disclosing the cost of their services. You can search the internet for “how much estate planning costs” and you’ll find there are two options: a wide range of fees or you can create your own estate plan for $599. Most people end up calling each attorney and asking them how much they charge in their local area. You may have a rough idea of the cost of estate planning. But how can you determine what your estate planning costs so you can choose an estate plan that suits you best?

The 3-Step Process

Our goal is to help you make an informed decision about the cost and implications of your estate plan. To help you calculate the cost of your estate, we follow a simple 3 step process:


Book a Design Meeting – We will discuss your family dynamics, financial situation, and goals. We will discuss your situation and give you the pros and cons of each option.


Cost breakdown – We will provide you with a breakdown and costs for your estate plan.


Select Your Price – After you’ve had a chance to weigh all the options, you decide which options you would like to keep and which you can do without. This process will allow you to control the cost of your estate plan and know exactly what you are spending.

This article was written by Alla Tenina. Alla is a top Sherman Oaks personal injury lawyer, and the founder of Tenina law. She has experience in bankruptcies, real estate planning, and complex tax matters. The information provided on this website does not, and is not intended to, constitute legal advice; instead, all information, content, and materials available on this site are for general informational purposes only. Information on this website may not constitute the most up-to-date legal or other information. This website contains links to other third-party websites. Such links are only for the convenience of the reader, user or browser; the ABA and its members do not recommend or endorse the contents of the third-party sites.