How much do Criminal Lawyers Charge in 2023?

Criminal Lawyers Costs

Hourly rates for Criminal Lawyers in South Africa typically range from R900 to R2000 per hour. However, the exact cost will depend on the complexity of the case and the experience of the lawyer. Our partners are highly skilled and experienced criminal lawyers who will provide you with expert legal representation. By working with us, we will connect you to a partner in your area who will ensure that you receive the best possible legal advice and representation.

Advantages of hiring a Criminal Lawyer:

  • Expert legal advice
  • Knowledge of criminal law
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Access to resources
  • Protects your rights”

Keep on reading if you would like to know more about the costs of hiring Criminal Lawyers or alternatively, request a quote from a lawyer near you today.

Factors Influencing the Cost of Hiring a Criminal Lawyer

When it comes to hiring a criminal lawyer, there are many factors that can influence the cost of their services. Our partners understand the unique needs of each client and will ensure that you are connected with a partner in your area who can provide you with the best possible representation. Here are some of the factors that can affect the cost of hiring a criminal lawyer in South Africa:

  • The complexity of the case
  • The experience and qualifications of the lawyer
  • The location of the lawyer
  • The amount of time spent on the case
  • The type of criminal charge (e.g. DUI, theft, assault, etc.)
  • The severity of the charges

Our partners offer competitive pricing for their criminal law services and will work with you to ensure that you receive the best possible representation at a price that fits your budget. Contact us today to get connected with a partner in your area and receive a free consultation.

Cost Breakdown of Hiring a Criminal Lawyer

When it comes to hiring a criminal lawyer, our partners at Chat Legal understand that clients want transparency in pricing. Here is a breakdown of the typical costs associated with hiring a criminal lawyer:

Consultation Fee

Starting from R500, clients can expect to pay a consultation fee to meet with a criminal lawyer. During this initial meeting, the lawyer will assess the case and provide legal advice on the best way forward.

Basic Service Fee

Clients can expect to pay a basic service fee starting from R1500 for standard criminal cases. This fee includes the lawyer’s time and expertise in representing the client throughout the legal process.

Complex Service Fees

For more complex criminal cases, our partners offer services starting from R2500. This fee includes additional time and resources required to investigate and build a strong defence for the client.

At Chat Legal, we believe in providing our clients with competitive pricing for quality legal services. Follow this link for more info on Criminal Lawyers or contact us today to find a criminal lawyer that meets your needs.