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if I hire a lawyer in Los Angeles to fight an unlawful detainer approximately how much should I expect to pay
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Lawyer: Loren, Lawyer replied 2 years ago
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While lawyers typically charge by the hour, there are attorneys who will represent a tenant in a forcible for a flat fee. It is completely negotiable. If you use a neighborhood attorney you will find it less expensive.

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Lawyer: Loren, Lawyer replied 2 years ago

I would expect it to run at least $500.

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