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Legal fees

Services offered

Shown below is an overview of the steps involved from the moment your inquiry for a consultation is submitted to the completion of your request.

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    Inquiry/Consultation
    For starters, feel free to contact us via the inquiry form or by phone.
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    Interview
    We would like to meet you in person to talk with you or have an online interview.
    If you have prepared any resources or evidentiary materials, please bring them to the interview.
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    Preparation of a legal contract and payment of a retainer
    If, after talking with you, we decide to accept your request, we will prepare a legal contract and ask you to sign it.
    After you have paid the retainer, we will begin working on your case.
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    Legal work/response
    We will do everything in our power to resolve your case.
    We will submit notification of the appointment of a defense attorney and conduct the defense according to the stage of the criminal proceedings.
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    Completion of case
    We will contact you when the matter is resolved.
    If the objective of your request is achieved, we will bill you the contingency fee stipulated in the contract.
    JIN International Criminal Defense Law Office has the rights and interests of its clients at heart and protects them to the maximum extent possible.

Estimate of legal fees

Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions.

  • Legal fees are typically paid at the following three times.
    • Retainer
      This is the fee to be paid at the start of the legal work.
    • Contingency fee
      This is the fee to be paid at the conclusion of the case depending on the results achieved.
    • Per diem
      This is the daily allowance paid to the attorneys for participating in court events like trial dates, pretrial arrangement procedures, and meetings.
  • Retainer and contingency fee

    The amount shall be determined based on the goals and results obtained through the defense activities. The standard amount is indicated in the table below (consumption tax excluded).

    TimingTargetRetainerResultContingency fee
    Before indictmentCharges droppedFrom 800,000 yen to 5,000,000 yenCharges droppedFrom 800,000 yen to 5,000,000 yen
    First trialNot guiltyFrom 1,000,000 yen to 5,000,000 yenNot guiltyFrom 1,000,000 yen to 7,000,000 yen
    Suspended sentenceFrom 800,000 yen to 3,000,000 yenSuspended sentenceFrom 800,000 yen to 3,000,000 yen
    Reduced sentence (less than 70% of the penalty demanded)From 800,000 yen150Reduced sentenceFrom 800,000 yen to 2,000,000 yen
    AppealOverturning of convictionFrom 1,000,000 yen to 5,000,000 yenOverturning of convictionFrom 1,000,000 yen to 5,000,000 yen
    OverturningFrom 800,000 yen to 3,000,000 yen
    Commutation of punishmentFrom 800,000 yen to 2,000,000 yenCommutation of punishmentFrom 800,000 yen to 2,000,000 yen
    Dismissal of prosecutor's appealFrom 100,000 yen to 2,000,000 yenDismissal of prosecutor's appealFrom 500,000 yen to 2,000,000 yen
  • Per diem

    When appearing in court as the defense attorney, the lawyer will receive a daily allowance (consumption tax excluded) based on the following classification.
    Pretrial arrangement procedures or meetings / 50,000 to 150,000 yen per day
    Trial dates / 100,000 to 200,000 yen per day

  • Preparation of a legal contract

    The above fees are just for reference.
    At our firm, we listen to what the client has to say and, upon consultation, prepare a legal contract that stipulates the exact legal fees and the method of payment.

    No additional fees will be charged for interviews or requests for bail (because the interviews and requests for bail are considered part of the normal workload of criminal attorneys.)

  • Advisory Fees

    From 50,000 yen per month・Per diem


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Legal fees

  • Do you also handle cases other than international criminal cases?

    JIN International Criminal Defense Law Office specializes in handling all types of criminal cases in Japan. In addition to Japanese nationals, we also actively defend foreign nationals who have been arrested in Japan, so please feel free to contact us.
  • Is it possible to consult in English? Is there an additional charge when English is spoken?

    Our attorneys speak English, and they can speak directly with clients without the need for an interpreter. For languages other than English, the presence of an interpreter is required, and interpreter fees will be charged.
  • live in a foreign country; can I consult with you just the same?

    Of course, we also accept requests from families living overseas. We frequently receive requests from the families of those involved in criminal cases in Japan.
  • I am already consulting an attorney, but I am worried about procedural errors. Can I consult with you?

    We actively encourage second opinions. If you are unsure or dissatisfied with the current policy of your attorney, or if you are considering changing attorneys, please feel free to contact us. Hearing the opinions of multiple attorneys can provide new perspectives.
  • Do you accept consultations from corporations?

    We do accept corporate consultations. In many criminal cases, corporations appear as suspects or defendants, including for violations of the Entertainment Business Law and corporate tax laws. If you have been contacted by the police, contact us as soon as possible so as to have more options for defense action.

Services offered

We are committed to a swift, reliable legal response.

  1. Property crimes

    Property crimes

  2. Drug-related crimes

    Drug-related crimes

  3. Violent crimess

    Violent crimes

  4. Sex crimes

    Sex crimes

  5. Traffic-related crimes

    Traffic-related crimes

  6. Foreigner-related cases

    Cases involving Foreign Nationals

  7. Juvenile cases

    Juvenile cases

  8. White-collar crimes

    White-collar crimes

  9. Second opinions

    Second opinions

  10. Criminal advisor

    Advisory contracts specializing in criminal cases

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