This is one of the most difficult questions. Lawsuits are expensive, but can resolve quickly. Others are long drawn out processes. Going to trial generally costs over $80,000.00 in legal fees and costs. About 2% of cases go to trial for various reasons.
Generally, we charge $350/hour for John (J.R.) Richards and $175.00/hour for paralegal work. The bills are done in increments of 1/10th of an hour.
No sorry, we do not generally represent tenants. Those types of cases are referred out to reputable tenant attorneys. The only exception is when a tenant has a viable case of ownership of the property by some sort of agreement, equitable ownership or constructive trust. We are happy to pursue those cases for you.