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    TWHEEL Posts: 1, Reputation: 1
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    Jul 18, 2012, 03:55 PM
    Lawyer itemized cost
    If I ask my lawyer for a n itemized list of cost is he required to do so
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    Jul 18, 2012, 04:18 PM
    Quote Originally Posted by TWHEEL View Post
    If i ask my lawyer for a n itemized list of cost is he required to do so
    Hello T:

    It's customary, but he's not required... If he won't, I'd send his reply along with my complaint to your state bar association.

    excon
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    Jul 18, 2012, 05:19 PM
    Quote Originally Posted by excon View Post
    Hello T:

    It's customary, but he's not required... If he won't, I'd send his reply along with my complaint to your state bar association.

    excon
    In NY it's covered in the retainer agreement.
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    Jul 19, 2012, 05:05 AM
    In many cases it depends on how you are retaining them, Are you paying by the hour, or for a service.
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    Jul 19, 2012, 05:21 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by Fr_Chuck View Post
    In many cases it depends on how you are retaining them, Are you paying by the hour, or for a service.

    That's where I was going -

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