What Type of Fee Arrangements are Available?
There may be various types of fee arrangements that can be negotiated with the lawyer, including:
- a fixed fee for a specific transaction
- an hourly rate
- fees based on a percentage of the value of the property or estate; or
- a contingency fee depends on the outcome of the case and is a percentage of the value of the award. To be valid, a contingency fee agreement must be in writing.