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I have a friend who is a broker- he closed a deal on some

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I have a friend who is a broker- he closed a deal on some properties- but he never received his compensation- they are also refusing to give him answers
JA: Because laws vary from state to state, could you tell me what state is this in?
Customer: what does one do in this situation?
JA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?
Customer: he tried, but they wanted a retaining fee- he thought they would simply do a percentage after the dispute is resolved
JA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?
Customer: yes, he asked me as his friend to intervene by reaching out to them on his behalf- I tried, but they got hostile with me
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Legal
Expert:  Thelawman2 replied 11 months ago.

Is there a written contract between the broker and the person who owes the compensation?

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
Customer: replied 11 months ago.
can you email me - so I can forward them?
Customer: replied 11 months ago.
do you have my attached file?
Expert:  Thelawman2 replied 11 months ago.

I got your file. What I am looking for though is an agreement where it shows the broker should have received compensation for the work performed.

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
by the way the amount he is owed is $3,000. this is the state of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia- I will forward you the file for compensation in a few
Expert:  Thelawman2 replied 11 months ago.