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What does "pro bono" mean? California. Possibility of

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What does "pro bono"...

What does "pro bono" mean?

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California

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Possibility of financial fraud.

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Lawyer: Zoey, JD, Attorney replied 10 months ago
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Literally, pro bono means "for the good of the public." When applied to lawyers, pro bono lawyers volunteer their services or take cases without charging the client.

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