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Social Security Attorneys in Altoona, PA



The normal fee, including all costs, is around $1,500.00. Included in this fee are all filings and obtaining of Termination of Parental Rights of both parents, as well as handling the adoption hearing itself. This fee also includes going to the hospital to arrange Transfer of Custody, as well as any and all office visits for all parties involved. Our office has been handling Adoptions for over 25 years.

Civil Litigation:

Our office handles a wide variety of general Civil Litigation representing individuals, builders, and contractors, regarding contractual or other disputes.


Our office handles Collections based on a contingent fee basis or based on an hourly basis. Normally, collection contingent fees are 33 1/3%. The hourly rate, if determined to go in that manner, is $150.00. In each case, if a suit must be filed, the upfront fee for filing a complaint is $150.00, which must be paid in advance. This firm has been handling collections for well in excess of 30 years.


With over 25 years experience, this office handles both formations of new corporations and also corporate work with regard to disputes between shareholders and/or corporations versus other corporations. This law firm handles both the forming of C Corporations and S Corporations, as well as the formation of partnerships and Limited Liability Companies.

Criminal Law:

All phases of Criminal defense, anything from DUI's to serious felony offenses.

DUI representation starts at $1000.00.
Felony offenses begin at $1500.00.

Municipal Law & Condemnation:

Our office acts as Solicitor for Frankstown Township, Frankstown Township Municipal Authority, Woodbury Township, Blair Twp. Water & sewer Authority, Borough of Martinsburg and Martinsburg Municipal Authority. The firm is well versed in municipal and tax ordinances, rules and regulations. We are experienced in the PENNVEST loan process. We also serve private individuals who need to secure subdivision approval from a municipality or a variance from a zoning ordinance or other municipal issues relating to property owners.

Our office handles all aspects of zoning and condemnation practice on behalf private individuals, developers and municipalities.

Personal Injury:

Our office handles Personal Injury cases on a contingent fee basis for over 30 years. The normal fee on a contingent fee basis is 33 1/3%. Our office advances all costs in connection with the case, including obtaining expert reports and medical reports. In connection with death claims or minor's benefits, all fees must be approved by the court.

Real Estate:

Our office has an extensive Real Estate practice representing buyers and sellers in all aspects of residential and commercial real estate. Our office also handles real estate litigation including boundary line disputes and other litigation matters. This office does title searches for buyers and sellers and certificate of titles. Frederick B. Gieg, Jr., is a licensed insurance agent to issue title insurance. He is an agent for Fidelity National Title Insurance, Penn Title Insurance Company, and Old Republic National Title Company.

Social Security:

With 25 years experience handling Social Security cases on a contingent fee basis.The contingent fee is 25% and must be approved by the Administrative Law Judge. In addition, our office advances all costs necessary to secure needed medical reports, if they cannot be obtained through Social Security. The fee of 25% is only based on back-due benefits and no fee is charged for benefits secured for the future.

Wills & Estates:

This office handles wills and estates. The fee for preparation of a simple Will for one person is $150.00 and for Companion Wills is $250.00.. Our fee for handling an Estate is 5% of the taxable assets in Decedent's name alone up to a set amount and then this amount decreases with the size of the estate. Our firm has been handling these type of cases for well in excess of 50 years.

Worker's Compensation:

This office handles cases for claimants only and does not represent any insurance companies or employers in workers' compensation cases. All cases are handled on a contingent fee basis and the fee must be approved by the Worker's Compensation judge, which is typically 20%. This firm, unlike many others, advances all costs for needful and necessary depositions, medical reports and related information. Reimbursement will only be given if the case is won and approved by the Compensation Judge. This firm has been handling these type of cases for over 40 years.

PA Liquor Control Board Matters:

Our office handles all phases of practice before the PLCB, including transfer of Liquor Licenses and litigation for violations of the Liquor Code.