Top Beverly Hills 401k Lawyers Near You

Shustak Reynolds & Partners, P.C.

401k Lawyer | Serving Beverly Hills, CA

Free Consultation

310-430-4688

Securities Law Firm, Representation of Broker-Dealers, Registered Persons, Investment Advisers, and Investors - Serving all California.

The Law Offices of Marc I. Zussman

401k Lawyer | Beverly Hills, CA

Se Habla Español

310-904-6620

NO RECOVERY, NO FEE – Have You Have been Taken Advantage by Your Investment Adviser or Broker?

If you have lost money through your investment portfolio, it may have been due to broker mismanagement. Attorney Marc Zussman is skilled at identifying instances of broker mismanagement and effectively pursuing your recovery of lost funds and all other forms of available compensation. While the broker or advisor may have skill and experience in investing, a broker also has …

Kushner Carlson, PC

401k Lawyer | Serving Beverly Hills, CA

949-421-3030

Aggressive | Client Centered | Innovative

The Law Office of Jonathan Schwartz

401k Lawyer | Serving Beverly Hills, CA

Free Consultation

Former SEC Attorney, Representing Customers and Brokers Since 1972.

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401k Retirement Plan

Many employers contribute a certain percentage to an employee's contributions to a 401k retirement plan that is managed by a third party. The contributions are not taxed until they are distributed. Most employers have certain conditions and eligibility requirements in place for their plans.

Why a 401k Lawyer Is Important

Retirement plans are long term investments, but a person's situation can change when hardships, illness, or accidents intervene. You may need to take money out of your 401k plan which generally has punitive results such as fees. Before withdrawing money, consult with a Beverly Hills lawyer who handles 401k issues. You may be entitled to an exception to avoid the penalties.

Best Time to Seek Legal Help

No matter what your legal issue may be, it is always best to seek legal help early in the process. An attorney can help secure what is likely to be the best possible outcome for your situation and avoid both unnecessary complications or errors.

What to Expect from an Initial Consultation

  • Seek to determine whether the attorney can represent you. There is no one-size-fits-all legal solution and it may turn out your needs are better served by an attorney in a different specialization.
  • It's important to find a legal ally who is both competent in the law and someone you can trust to protect your interests.
  • Discuss how the practice's billing works and discuss possible additional charges or fees that may arise during or after the resolution of your case.

An attorney consultation should provide you with enough information so that you can make an informed decision on whether to proceed with legal help.

Types of legal fees:

Bill by the hour: Many attorneys bill by the hour. How much an attorney bills you per hour will vary based on a number of factors. For instance, an attorney's hourly fee may fluctuate based on whether that hour is spent representing you in court or doing research on your case. Attorneys in one practice area may bill you more than attorneys in a different practice area.

Contingent fee: Some lawyers will accept payment via contingent fee. In this arrangement, the lawyer receives a percentage of the total monetary recovery if you win your lawsuit. In sum, the lawyer only gets paid if you win. Contingent fee agreements are limited to specific practice areas in civil law.

Flat fee: For "routine" legal work where the attorney generally knows the amount of time and resources necessary to complete the task, he/she may be willing to bill you a flat fee for services performed.

Common legal terms explained

Plaintiff - a person or party who brings a lawsuit against another person(s) or party/parties in a court of law. Private persons or parties can only file suit in civil court.

Judgment - A decision of the court. Also known as a decree or order. Judgments handed down by the court are usually binding on the parties before the court.

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