International Family Law regarding Divorce, Hague Convention Cases, and Inheritance

303 Second Masaki Building, 2-4-5 Namiki, Kawaguchi City         Saitama Prefecture, 332-0034, Greater Tokyo Area                   Half an hour train ride from Central Tokyo

 Office Hours 9:30~17:30
              on weekdays                                  Legal Consultation             weekdays and the weekend
(The prior appointment is required).    

048-271-5085

Fees

The consultation sessions

The first session

The consultation fee for half an hour is 5,000JPN (plus consumption tax).                                 

A consultation session may be extended for another half-hour for an additional fee of 5,400 yen.

Regarding the consultation via Skype, the consultation fee is charged hourly. The consultation fee for an hour is 10,000 JPN (plus consumption tax).

The second, and the third session

It depends on the case.

Consultation in English is available.

 

Please contact us either by telephone or send your message to the Inquiry Form to make an appointment.


Our telephone number is (048) 271-5085 (+81-48-271-5085 from abroad) and our office hours are from9:30 a.m.to 5:30p.m.on weekdays.

 

Fees

Please note that lawyers’ fees vary depending on the type of case, the amount of time necessary to resolve the case, and degree of difficulty involved in handling the case.

The fees shown below are our standard fees. The consumption tax would be added.

When the conciliation proceedings or court litigation sessions continue for more than a year, we may charge additional fees to continue the case.

We ask our clients to reimburse us for the actual costs of transportation and postal services incurred by us in representing them.

We also adopt the time charge system.

We will explain the estimated cost during the consultation session.

Mobilization fees (retaining fees) are fees paid in advance of work being commenced.

Remuneration is a reward paid when the case is completed.

Please ask us about the details during the consultation session.

Consumption taxes are added to the fees shown below.

International divorce (family law issues)

We adopt both the retaining fees (mobilization fees) /remuneration system, and the time charge system. It depends on the case which system is to adopt. Please ask us about the system of payment during the consultation.

※The time charge system

Please ask us about this system during the consultation session.

※The retaining fees (mobilization fees) /remuneration system

Negotiations/conciliation (adjudication) proceedings in the Family Court

Mobilization fees (retaining fees)

400,000 yen

・Remuneration (fees on completion)

400,000 yen

※If the court is far from our office, we ask the court appearance fee for each session.

Court litigation

Mobilization fees (retaining fees)

500,000 yen

Remuneration (fees on completion)

500,000 yen

※If the court is far from our office, we ask the court appearance fee for  each session.

When you retain us part way through negotiations/conciliation proceedings, part of the mobilization fees (retaining fees) for the litigation stage may be deducted depending on the case.

※If you receive the maintenance, or the child support, we will charge additional fees, 10 percent plus consumption tax of the monthly payment for 2 years.

※When you gain property with monetary value through a distribution of property and/or compensation, we will charge additional fees in accordance with the chart below.

tasMonetary valueRemuneration
Up to 3 million yen16
3-30 million yen10%+180,000 JPN
30-300 million yen6%+1,380,000JPN
Over 300 million yen4%+7,360,000JPN

International inheritance

We adopt both the retainer/remuneration fee system, and the time charge system. It depends on the case. We would discuss the method of payment during the consultation.

※The time charge system

Please ask us about this system during the consultation session.

※The retaining fees (mobilization fees) /remuneration system

When you gain property with monetary value, such as real estate or bank deposits, through a division of inherited property, we will charge fees in accordance with the chart below.

※If the court is far from our office, we ask the court appearance fee for  each session.

Monetary valueMobilization feeRemunerationTotal
Up to 3 million yen81624
3-30 million yen5%+90,000JPN10%+180,000JPN15%+270,000JPN
30-300 million yen3%+690,000JPN6%+1,380,000JPN9%+2,070,000JPN
Over 300 million yen9%+3,690,000JPN4%+7,380,000JPN13%+11,070,000JPN

Drafting a will

200,000 yen

Execution of a will

2% of the total amount of inherited assets

Consumption taxes are added.

Hague Convention cases

The time charge system is adopted for the following cases.

Please ask us during the consultation session.

・Assistance in returning a child to a foreign state from Japan for court proceedings

・Assistance in returning a child to Japan from a foreign state

・Assistance with visitation of a child in Japan for conciliation/adjudication proceedings

 

 

Traffic accidents and other civil cases

When you gain something of monetary value, such as compensation, as a result of the attorney’s work, we will charge fees in accordance with the chart below.

Monetary valueMobilization feeRemunerationTotal
Up to 3 million yen81624
3-30 million yen5%+90,000JPN10%+180,000JPN15%+270,000JPN
30-300 million yen3%+690,000JPN6%+1,380,000JPN9%+2,070,000JPN
Over 300 million yen9%+3,690,000JPN4%+7,380,000JPN13%+11,070,000JPN

Contact information

Please contact by telephone 

048-271-5085

Office hours 9:30~17:30 on weekdays