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Fixed Fees

Funding your legal case through a fixed fee can give you predictability and peace of mind.

Even seemingly straightforward cases can be unpredictable at times. With a fixed fee, you will have a clear idea of the legal costs involved upfront, allowing you to be fully prepared.

Fixed fee legal work

Truth Legal can usually offer to work on a fixed fee basis with certain types of case. Some examples are listed below:

  • Family law
    • Divorce matters – such as drafting a divorce petition or handling uncontested divorce proceedings
    • Child Law matters – such as applications to make arrangements for children (Form C100) or applications for Prohibited Steps Orders and/or Specific Issue Orders.
    • Domestic Abuse matters – such as applications for Non-Molestation Orders or applications for Occupation Orders.
  • Employment law


Fixed fees are an alternative to fees based on an hourly rate, where a solicitor will charge fees linked to the time they spend on a case. For legal matters where fixed fees are impractical (such as complicated personal injury claims) fees will instead be calculated on an hourly rate. However, there are other funding arrangements which can be made in these situations to cover these costs, such as No Win, No Fee Agreements for example.

Will I have to pay anything else besides the fixed fee?

In most fixed-fee cases, the fixed fee will cover Truth Legal’s legal costs – i.e. the fees you pay for our service and expertise in helping you with your case. However, you should also be aware that:

  • Disbursements are generally NOT included – a disbursement is any fee which we pay to other parties on your behalf as part of your case. They can include:
    • Court fees
    • Tribunal fees
    • Barristers’ fees
    • Home Office fees
    • Interpreter/Translator fees
  • If your instructions to us change, additional legal fees may be payable. This could be in the form of another fixed fee or fees on an hourly rate to cover the additional work. This will always be discussed with you before any extra costs are incurred.

 

Whenever you instruct Truth Legal to act in a fixed-fee case, we will make clear what is and is not included in the fixed fee. We will give you clear indications as to whether any additional costs are possible or anticipated, and explain these to you in plain English.

Why Truth Legal?

Our fixed fees are set to make our top-quality legal services as affordable as possible.

Our expert teams of lawyers receive excellent reviews on TrustPilot and ReviewSolicitors.

We are open and clear about what our fixed fees cover.

We’re not like
other law firms

Ethically driven

Truth Legal was founded on the idea of putting ethics at the centre of legal services. 

Ethical working is at our core: in treating people fairly, being open and honest, and taking social responsibility. We sponsor a large section of woodland near Harrogate, planting a tree for every one of the clients we represent.

Real lawyers, real people

We believe a good lawyer shouldn’t just offer technical expertise, but a real understanding of what you’re going through and how best to help you. 

Above all, our team are dedicated to their clients – whether that is guiding them through legal complexities, securing compensation, or simply fighting for what’s right.

We won’t blind you with jargon – we give advice clearly. And when technical terms can’t be avoided we explain them in full.

Exceptional service

In contrast to some firms, we don’t overload our lawyers with cases. Our team provide clients with a more personal service, meaning we can dedicate the proper time to your matter.

Just read our client reviews to see what a difference this can make.

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