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what is the SOL on a lawyer fees?

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what is the SOL on a lawyer fees?

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Please note: (1) this is general information only, not legal advice; and (2) my function is to give you honest information and not necessarily to tell you what you wish to hear. There may be a delay between your follow ups and my replies as I review your responses and prepare your answer.

Is there a written or oral agreement between the attorney and client?

Customer: replied 3 years ago.

Not that I remember, I last made a payment 7 yrs ago and today i receive a summons . is it 5 yrs or 10 yrs SOL ?

I see. Thank you, Dan.

If the contract is in writing, then the attorney would typically have 10 years in which to file suit from the date of the breach by the client.

If the contract was not in writing, then a 5 year statute of limitations would normally apply, which begins to run on the date breached as well.

Here is a link that references the applicable statutes:

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