What action can I take against my spanish Lawyer who overcharged me forconveyance and failed to obtain my certificate of habitation and now wants me to pay a further 500 euro inorder to make an application to the town hallfor the certificate. Regards, XXXXX XXXXX
System of Law: England-and-Wales
I am an spanish attorney.
You got 3 ways to put a claim and demand him
First in the colegio de abogados of the province you are where he / she got tle license.
Make a write a put a claim there, for free
Second in the consumer service proteccion of the City hall, for free
Third, demand him / her at court. Another attorney needed, expensive.
I will be here if you need more help, thank you
Thank you Abogado 3044.
Could I ask you to please elaborate on the 3 options mentioned by you
and what would be the MOST EFFECTIVE of the 3 options, you say" put a claim
and demand him", is that the same as saying " Pressure him to supply the
Well , I will need more information about your case in oder to give the correct answer, i mean, of course the demand its expensive and risky, if we are sure he / she had scamed us the best way its the claim in the colegio because its official but we need to be sure we are right, if we doubt, we could go to the consumers proteccion office in the City Hall because its free and no so official
In both of them we will get back an offficial answer about if we are right or not
Thank you Abogado 3044,
In 2009 I purchased a house in The Alicante Region for 105,000euros my Lawyer charged me the following:
Notary 700 euro.
L.Registery 650 euro.
Lawyer 800 euro.
Charges for water/electricity 150 euro
From your experience would you agree with these amounts?
The cost of the lawyer is crazy is he/she only give you the contract and the legal advices
All the rest may be Ok, but never the lawyer cost just for one contract
Send a write to the colegio as a claim against him and the decano of the colegio will answer you properly
I think he / she had scamed you if he only give you a contract and legal advice to buy
Thank you.In 2007 I purchased an apartment in the same region and the
same Lawyer charged me 1225 plus iva fees. Could you please tell me how I can get the colegio address and whatever other details required.
Here you got the details you need
The claim has to be guided to the DECANO
ANd on it we will added the copy of the bills of the lawyer and asking and claimimg for it as long as we consider that the price is too expensive
They will answer you with his decision
The lawyer could get a fine from them
Thank you abogado 3044, I have sent an email to the Lawyer in Question and I have advised her that she must supply me with the certificate of habitation in respect of both properties and that she should revise her
legal fees with which she had overcharged me.
If I do not get a positive response then I will write to The Decano.
Many Thanks for your assistance.
Thanks to you.
Please let me know if you get an answer and if you want to talk about of it with me
Thank you abogado 3044.
I have received a reply by email.She said that her fees were not too high at all and that her colleagues from other companies were charging sometimes
1,800 euros and that figure was the minimum because they charge a precentage over the price of the property.She also said that the cedula
was not necessary, and that she was a very honest person.
What do you think.?
Prices are free and every attorney put the price he wants for his time
I am sure that If you ask for a price before the price will be lower....
But, if from the colegio they say is right, I think no more we can do
Really I wonder how they can say that, that money for just a couple of hours
I am sorry to say that with this answer, is not good for you to put the claim at consumer office
I am sorry. I do not anderstand the answer, but no more we can do
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