Orlando, FL asked in Civil Litigation, Civil Rights, Collections and Small Claims for Florida

Q: In Florida, is there a usual or set fee to send a letter of demand on money owed, or does it vary by lawyer or firm?

Have a copy of a hand written agreement by the person who owes me the money & notarized, for a specific amount to be paid per month. (Along with texts of agreement being made and pics sent by them of the letter while being written.) The payments have not been received since the initial payment of some remaining bills included in the agreement but not totaling entire agreed monthly payment. This was ok by me, until now 60 days with no payment and threats when reminder notices are sent. With the threats next steps would be to have a lawyer send a letter of demand. Have never dealt with law of any sort, or small claims court for that matter. Is there a set fee for just sending a letter, does it depend on the dollar amount of claim or is it per lawyer or firm?

1 Lawyer Answer
Barry W. Kaufman
Barry W. Kaufman
  • Consumer Law Lawyer
  • Jacksonville, FL
  • Licensed in Florida

A: The fee is whatever you and the lawyer agree upon.

Bruce Alexander Minnick agrees with this answer

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