Legal Question in Criminal Law in Texas

Do I get my money back if I pay to go to trial and it gets dropped?

Asked on 12/17/10, 7:46 pm

1 Answer from Attorneys

Robert Tuthill Law Office of Robert H. Tuthill

What money? To whom? The trial fee you pay your lawyer? Most of the work for a trial is preparing for one. My contract states that my trial fee is earned and due once a case is set for trial. If the case gets dropped before I do a bunch of trial work, I normally refund some money, but I am not required to by my contract.

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Answered on 12/22/10, 9:17 pm

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