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November 3, 2012 MDRM BLOG

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MDRM — What is an Attorney-Client Fee Agreement

November 16, 2012 MDRM BLOG

An Attorney-Client Fee Agreement, or Fee Agreement, is more than just the document that controls the legal fees between an attorney and client.  A Fee Agreement is essentially the contract between the attorney and client.  A well written Fee Agreement will detail the scope of representation, legal fees, any conditions of the representation, the parties responsibilities, payment plan terms, incidental costs, ...

Considerations Prior to Your First Court Hearing

November 17, 2012 MDRM BLOG

Many people are intimidated when they have to appear in court.  There are many reasons why court can be a scary place if you have never been there before or if you are not adequately prepared.  Court can be scary because the outcome of a court proceeding can result in loss of money, loss of freedom and other devastating restrictions.  ...

Where can I find information about my court case?

December 13, 2012 MDRM BLOG

If you are looking to gain information about your court case and you do not have an attorney, a good starting point is to go down to the county courthouse where your case is taking place.  Some courthouses have walk-up centers and self help resources which you can utilize.  Additionally, you can review the county court's website.  You will find ...

Preparing for an Initial Consultation with a Lawyer

December 28, 2012 MDRM Blog,MDRM BLOG

This guide should provide you a few basic tips when meeting a lawyer for an initial consultation and what you should expect in the initial consultation. 1 What is the cost of the Initial Consultation Many attorneys offer free consultations. They usually limit these free consultations to 30 minutes to an hour. However, some attorneys charge for their initial consultation. They range generally ...


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