Q: I severed my relationship with my attorney, but now I just got a bill for stuff she did before I left her
- can she do that?
A: Yes. If the lawyer did the work, the lawyer is entitled to be paid for what she did (assuming it is properly billed). Think of it this way: If you go to the store and only make it halfway through your grocery list before deciding to leave, you still have to pay for the groceries in your cart when take them and go. The grocery store sells groceries, a lawyer sells his or her time and advice.
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