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I have a question in reference to an Attorney fees, I am in

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Hello I have a question in reference to an Attorney fees
JA: What state are you in? It matters because laws vary by location.
Customer: I am in Missouri, but the lawyer who represented me is in Washington
JA: Has anything been filed or reported?
Customer: not yet
JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?
Customer: I have talked to the lawyer and he refused my argument
Submitted: 24 days ago.
Category: Legal
Expert:  Lucy, Esq. replied 24 days ago.

Hi,

I'm Lucy, and I'd be happy to answer your questions today.

Can you tell me a little about your situation? What questions do you have?

Customer: replied 24 days ago.
Our lawyer charged us 33% of proceeds from our case in sewing Iraq. The Statue by the Department of Justice states that any agreement with a lawyer exceeding 10% is void and unlawful. I contacted the lawyer and he claimed that the Statue does not apply to our case. Whom should I contact to appeal the fees?
Sam(###) ###-####
Customer: replied 24 days ago.
Dear Lucy,
I uploaded my response with the lawyer, did you see it, and what is your openion?
Thanks,
Sam
Expert:  Lucy, Esq. replied 24 days ago.

I apologize. You responded after I stepped out for a bit.

What type of case is this? What statute are you referring to?

Customer: replied 24 days ago.
The status is mentioned in the attachment, could pls read the document and let me know whats your thoughts?
Thanks,
Sam
Expert:  Lucy, Esq. replied 24 days ago.

Thank you. I'm afraid this is beyond my experience, so I'm going to opt out and let you talk to someone who has worked on these types of cases. Good luck, and I apologize for the inconvenience.

Customer: replied 24 days ago.
Thank you, ***** ***** be contacting me?
Sam

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