1.) There is of course never a fee for an initial consultation, if I represent the client after the initial consultation. This applies to all initial consultations.
2.) There is never a fee for an initial consultation over the phone regarding file sharing cases. For an initial consultation regarding file sharing cases at the office in Kaiserslautern, I charge a standard fee of 65,- EUR incl. 19 % Tax, but only if you do not hire me for representation.
3.) I do charge for initial consultations in all other cases, if there is no further representation after the initial consultation. According to German law, I may charge up to 190 EUR + 19 % tax (226,10 EUR inkl. 19 % tax) for an initial consultation, if no fee is agreed upon.
If you would like an initial consultation on your case, please write an e-mail to kanzlei(at)polishuk.de with a brief description of your case and I will send you an offer, which will - depending on the case - be between 75,- EUR and 226,10 EUR incl. 19 % tax.
Please keep in mind: I am glad, if my advice is "You should proceed with this". However, initial consultations are also very helpful and of great value, if the - perhaps disappointing, but honest - advice is "you do not have a case" or simply "forget about it", as it gives you certainty and more importantly save you money by accepting a claim before it goes to court or prevents you from spending money on fruitless legal proceedings.