The rules of professional conduct require the attorney to provide you with an itemized accounting of the work done and billed against the retainer. You should send a letter asking for this information and a return of any un-earned portion of the retainer. If the attorney fails to give this to you, you can file a complaint with the state bar association.
You need your original deed - and you need to make sure it has been filed with the land records clerk of your county. If it has not, you should do this immediately. You should not accept a copy - you're entitled to the original.
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