Understanding your lawyer's fees

This information describes how lawyers charge for their work and what steps clients can take to manage fees.

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produced by
Law Society of BC
produced in
2017
last reviewed
January 2017 i Last date reviewed by a qualified expert to ensure content up-to-date. See "Tips" in Clicklaw content criteria (bottom of pageside menu) for details.
resource type
basics
tags
lawyer fees, legal fees, legal services, find a lawyer, Common billing practices, contingency fees, fixed fee, hourly rate, retainer, disbursements, taxes