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Top 10 attorneys in Stamford, CT

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Key Tax Group

Key Tax Group

Offers online services
9 hires on Thervo
29+ years in business
Serves Stamford, CT
Amber M. says, "All I can say is WOW! Key Tax Group are the bees knees! Great work, accurate and really saved me a ton on my returns. Great work Key Tax!" Read more
Offit Kurman P.A.

Offit Kurman P.A.

Offers online services
2 hires on Thervo
Serves Stamford, CT
Patricia M. says, "He’s great! Great communication and very clear with how everything works. He kept contact every step of the way and made sure I understood everything. Would definitely recommend and I will definitely be using him in the future!" Read more
Paula Collins

Paula Collins

Offers online services
4 hires on Thervo
10+ years in business
Serves Stamford, CT
Chris M. says, "I am still working with Paula. She has been wonderful. She explains everything that is going on and always returns my emails. This is a very emotional situation for me and Paula is so caring & really gets what I’m going through. Paula is very knowledgeable & professional. She is truly a God send. " Read more
Barry Block

Barry Block

New on Thervo
35+ years in business
Serves Stamford, CT
The Jewelry Judge, Barry Block, is an independent professional jewelry appraiser holding the title of Master Gemologist Appraiser. This title is earned through education and testing and held by less than 50 in the world. Our appraisals are excepted in all courts, by the IRS, banks and insurance companies. “At the Jewelry Judge, we do not buy or sell jewelry. We appraise it!”
Law Office Of Anthony M. Vassallo

Law Office Of Anthony M. Vassallo

New on Thervo
2 hires on Thervo
11+ years in business
Serves Stamford, CT
Anthony M. Vassallo is a bankruptcy attorney who has devoted his entire professional career to representing debtors, creditors and trustees in both corporate and personal bankruptcy proceedings, ranging from individual cases to some of the largest corporate bankruptcy proceedings filed in the United States. Tony is experienced in all facets of Chapter 7, 11, and 13 cases, out-of-court restructurings, and refinancing transactions, as well as general services including contract review, real estate matters, wills, and not-for-profit and corporate governance issues.

Your attorney questions, answered

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thervo.

How much does an attorney cost?

Attorneys charge $100 to $300 per hour on average, depending on their experience and specialization. Attorneys in small towns or those still in training cost $100 to $200 per hour, while experienced lawyers in large cities charge $200 to $400 per hour.

These fees cover research, court filings, travel, documents, and advice. Some attorneys are willing to charge a flat-rate fee for simple projects, such as:

  • $700 for an uncontested divorce
  • $1,000 for writing a prenup
  • $300 for writing a simple will
  • $1,200 to write a will for a complex estate

What is an attorney?

An attorney is a legal representative who conducts business on your behalf and can represent you in court. There are multiple different kinds of attorneys with different specialties, including:

  • Personal injury
  • Real estate
  • Corporate
  • Civil rights
  • Divorce
  • Prosecutor
  • Tax law
  • Immigration
  • Family and estate, or probate and wills attorneys

Though the terms "lawyer" and "attorney" are often used interchangeably by the general public, the two are not the same. Both go to law school and can give legal advice, but lawyers cannot represent anyone in court because they haven't passed the bar exam.

Do I need an attorney?

Attorneys are responsible for guiding clients through stressful, difficult situations, such as:

  • A car accident, fall, or other accident that resulted in an injury
  • Being arrested or accused of a crime
  • Filing for bankruptcy
  • A family crisis such as divorce, adoption, death, or custody dispute

What is a retainer fee?

A retainer fee is what attorneys charge for essentially being on call. Attorneys either calculate retainer fees based on how many hours they expect to work within a month or the total time they plan to work on your case.

Many attorneys keep track of time spent on phone calls or emails and apply that time towards their fees. You'll have to pay more if your case takes up more time than the retainer fee covers.

How do lawyers make money if they lose a case?

Attorneys usually charge a fee for their time, whether they win the case or not. Some lawyers work on contingency, meaning they will take a percentage of awards if they win the case, but many do not. Make sure you are aware of an attorney's fee arrangement before continuing.

What is power of attorney?

Power of attorney (POA) is a legally binding agreement allowing a person you designate to make choices about your finances, medical care, or property. This allows a trusted friend, spouse, or family member to act on your behalf when you can no longer make choices on your own.

How do I choose an attorney?

Search our list of attorneys, then:

  • Get at least three free estimates from different firms to compare.
  • Read reviews on Thervo and Google.
  • Choose an attorney with a good reputation and experience with your case type.
  • Verify that they passed the bar and are qualified to represent you.
  • Get a written estimate or contract before any casework takes place.
  • Arrange a payment schedule instead of making a large payment up front.

After asking questions and verifying their credentials, hire the best attorney in your area.

What questions should I ask attorneys?

When looking for an attorney near you, consider these questions:

  • What degrees and experience do you have as an attorney?
  • How long ago did you pass the bar?
  • Do you give free consultations?
  • Are you able to take on new clients at this time?
  • What are your fees?
  • How many cases like mine have you won?
  • Will you give me a contract in writing?

Reviews for Stamford attorneys

Recent success stories from people in the Stamford area.
Karen L.
Extremely happy customer! They saved me a ton on my taxes! TY Key Tax!
Key Tax Group
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