Legal Question in Landlord & Tenant Law in California

Do lawyers fee begin when the begin an eviction process and do their fees increase per day even if they don't appear in court?

Asked on 7/21/13, 9:18 pm

1 Answer from Attorneys

Mark Saltzman, MBA, JD Law Offices of Mark E. Saltzman

If a lease includes an attorney fees provision, the fees accrue, as the attorney does work. Generally, that means that the fees would start, when the attorney gets involved. Ordinarily, the fees do not increase by the day. They increase by the work that the attorney does. Also, check your lease. Many leases put a limit on attorney fees.

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Answered on 7/22/13, 10:48 am

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