Fee Information


$500 is the hourly rate charged for study and hearing time.

Cancel/Postponed: with less than 7 days' notice before first day of hearing, fee equal to four hours for each day scheduled time not rebooked.  This may be waived in appropriate circumstances.  If a hearing ends early, cancellation fee does not apply.

Cases in San Francisco Bay Area (including San Francisco, Silicon Valley, and East Bay) and Lake Tahoe/Reno area heard without travel time or expense charges.

Cases outside this area heard with travel expenses paid by the parties; in most cases, travel time not charged.

For cases outside of Northern California, airfare not charged when there are three or more contiguous hearing days.