Philadelphia, PA asked in Legal Malpractice for Pennsylvania

Q: Does a lawyer have to pay a client back if the charges are dropped by the state

If the charges are dropped before the court process even start

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1 Lawyer Answer
Clifford B Cohn
Clifford B Cohn
  • Legal Malpractice Lawyer
  • Philadelphia, PA
  • Licensed in Pennsylvania

A: It really depends on what your fee agrement says. Please read carefully. Many criminal defense lawyers have 'non refundable' fees set forth in their fee agreement.

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