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    QLD Etiquette in asking for an interim itemised bill

    Hi all, I was wondering what the etiquette is in asking for a progress itemised bill. I am aware that at the end of a legal matter and in the conclusion of an action or month etc, there can be a bill and so itemisation of the bill can be done then. But in a family law situation, there seems to...
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    NSW Solicitor - Itemised Bill for Legal Services?

    Why does it take time for a solicitor to provide an itemised account? Along with a $20K+ bill for various legal services I received a "Notification of Client's Rights" document which said I could request an itemised bill within 30 days. I did so, but was told that it would be several weeks...
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    NSW Solicitor Fees - What Sort of Fees to Expect?

    Charges by solicitor Can someone tell me what sort of fees I should be expecting from mention to hearing? I was charged with Intimidation / stalking and an AVO that covers my wife and daughter which I will consent to without admission. Only 1 core witness in the matter which is my ex based on...
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    Process of Assessing Solicitor Fees?

    Can you have costs assessed to see if you have been overcharged by your solicitor after you have partly paid the accunt but still have small amount outstanding? If so, how do you have them assessed? What's the process?
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    SA Solicitor Fees Lack Detail - Is This Normal?

    Hi I received a bill from the solicitor the other day and just felt it lacked detail. Do you think the below meets a fair standard or is this a bit slack? Date Solicitor attendance on you and xxxxx to discuss xxxxx Date Peruse email- email from client Date Peruse email- email from...
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    VIC Building Delay - Seek Compensation from Builder?

    When my husband and I first engaged xxx builder we were informed that the house design was able to fit on the block with some minor alterations to the front brick pier. We were guaranteed a site start commencing in March 2015. We went through the selection of colours/product at their gallery and...
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    NSW Paid Solicitor Fees - Another Disclosure After a Year?

    The solicitor I engaged on 26 of March 2015 made me sign a disclosure without giving me a copy on 2 April 2015. He gave me the copy only after his 2 bills on 13 of May 2015. After I got the disclosure, I found that he has backdated. It says Legal Professional Act 1987 and is for another person's...
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    NSW Property Settlement - Am I Entitled to Legal Documents Given to Solicitor?

    I began family court proceedings to settle a financial and property settlement with my spouse. I stopped these proceedings as we reconciled. We have since separated again and I would like to know if I am entitled to my file which has financial checks on my husband, a caveat on our house and...
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    QLD Will and Executor of Will - What can I Do as Beneficiary?

    Mother has passed away, leaving a house to one of her sons and two grandchildren, and leaving one son out of the will. One of the grandchildren is made the executor of will. The will has been contested by the son who has been left out. The executor of will appointed a solicitor, and the son...
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    QLD Getting Deposit Back - Will Solicitor Fees Cost More than $100?

    Hi At the beginning of August 2015 I had paid $100 deposit on a $650 pup. They needed the money for the microchip. When the time had come around for...