Work Is Only Performed Under the Supervision and Instruction of Licensed Attorneys

Payment Terms & Policies

RATE POLICY

  • Please e-mail us for a customized quote.
  • Services are generally billed in six-minute increments.
  • The minimum charge for any project is one-hour.
  • Out-of-pocket expenses and general administrative costs, such as photocopies, postage, long distance telephone or long distance fax charges, are charged at 15% above your final costs for services. You will be advised of expenses in excess of $50.00 prior to completing a project.

PAYMENT POLICY AND TERMS

  • Invoices will be sent on a weekly basis.
  • Payment is due upon receipt of the invoice.
  • Payment in U.S. currency is required.
  • eParalegal Solutions LLC contracts with the office administrator on behalf of the supervising attorney on an as-needed basis.
  • Payment of fees and expenses is not contingent upon the supervising attorney's recovery of fees from the client.
  • Payment of fees and expenses is not contingent upon the supervising attorney's settlement or award.  

SOME PREPAYMENTS ARE REQUIRED:  Some projects will require an initial deposit before work is scheduled to begin, the office administrator and supervising attorney will be notified in advance of such projects. 

PLEASE NOTE: On some occasions e-filing fees are non-refundable.  Once your document is e-filed, if you change your mind or decide you want to withdraw your application, your e-filing fee may or may not be refunded or reimbursed by the e-filing service of the court, if applicable.  However, eParalegal Solutions LLC is not responsible for any e-filing fees assessed by the courts.

APPLICABLE STATE & LOCAL SALES TAXES:

  • Applicable state and local sales taxes for sales of services or products in the State of Michigan may be charged to the office administrator and/or supervising attorney.
  • If you (or your firm) are not located in the State of Michigan, sales tax charges may be assessed on your services or products at the rate in effect at the Michigan location where the sales takes place. In this case, all sales take place in Metropolitan Detroit, Michigan (Wayne, Oakland, Macomb & Washtenaw counties). The current sales tax rate for the State of Michigan is 6.00%.
  • If you are exempt from paying state sales tax, please provide us with a copy of your Michigan State Tax Exemption Certificate or fill out and complete a Michigan Exemption form using the link below:

Michigan Taxes - Department of Treasury

  • Please provide an executed copy of this form when you sign and return the Contractor Agreement*.

PAYMENT VIA CREDIT CARDS & PAYPAL INVOICES:
All online payments are processed via credit card or PayPal.

NOTE: Charges will appear on your statements as Vivian Vernell Enterprises.  Upon completion of your service, an invoice will be e-mailed to you with a link to pay for same services.  You have the option to pay the invoice via Visa, MasterCard, Discover, American Express, e-Check or Bank Transfer.

PAYMENT VIA CHECK OR MONEY ORDER:
Business checks, cashiers checks, or money orders are also acceptable forms of payment and should be made payable to Adrienne Vernell Hughes, eParalegal Solutions LLC with a notation in the memo section detailing the client and date of service.  Federal Employer Identification Number [FEIN] will be  provided to you during the on-boarding process.

Please note, fees for cashing checks may be assessed by your financial institution; fees for returned checks or uncollected money orders may be assessed by our financial institution, in turn, these fees will be charged back to you and may include a 30% re-processing fee.

*Upon receipt of your initial request for work, a Contractor's Agreement will be provided to you.  This agreement is to be executed and returned before work can begin on any project.  Subsequent work requests within the same firm or on the same case will not require a new Contractor Agreement.