Legal Question in Legal Ethics in California

Retainers

As a matter of law are written retainers required before a lawyer can represent you. (Case involves a matter far in excess of @20,000.00)

Asked on 7/26/08, 7:09 pm

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Robert L. Bennett Law offices of Robert L. Bennett

Re: Retainers

No, not required. But, it is foolish far the amount involved not to have a written retainer. No good can come from the lack of it, but lots of harm (to both client and attorney) .

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Answered on 7/26/08, 10:59 pm


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