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I'm Heather, an attorney with 15 years experience, and I'd like to assist you for informational purposes. I wonder if part of the money is to pay for services that your lawyer has already provided. If the only thing that your attorney has to do is printing, the $10,000 seems high if there are not hundreds of thousands of pages. You need to ask your lawyer to specify exactly what else needs to be done in the case and what the $10,000 is expected to pay for.
That is high for just printing unless there are boxes and boxes and boxes to copy. In my office, we charge 25 cents a page. I have seen some offices charge 50 cents a page.
That should be covered in your attorney/client contract. You should have a signed contract with this attorney that spells all of this out. It should say if you were paying a flat fee, or if you are paying by the hour, it should also say how much you pay for printing and copying. You should ask your attorney for a copy of your contract with him.
Well, I know that appellate work is very expensive, and so that might be what you are paying for in the additional $10,000. You need to know exactly what your money is paying for, and the only way you will be able to determine that is by having a discussion with your attorney. I do not think that the $10,000 is for just printing or copying. It sounds like there is a lot of legal work being done. If I have answered your question, would you please be able to give me a positive rating?
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