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Send the documents over so I can review them please.
You can try to assert that they are breaching the contract and that their breach entitles you to a pro-rated return of the retainer agreement.
However, the retainer agreement language basically locks you in to the nonrefundable deposit.
Yes. The payment schedule must be signed.
They can make the argument that you still owe the other half, but it will be difficult for them to assert under these facts.
Exactly. There is language in the contract that says that they will work on the case and keep communication with the client. That would be where the breach occurred.