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I have an attorney that was attained to help with a family matter. He made only a few phone calls to the opposing attorney and sends me invoices every few months or so. Over 4 years ago I had called into the office to discuss this bill and spoke with an older woman who I explained to that he didn’t really perform any services other than a few phone calls. We never went to court. All was settled out of court. She said don’t worry about it. I should of asked for that in writing. Instead years go by and then here is another invoice. Hadn’t received one in quite awhile and here it is again. I call again and actually speak with the attorney, and he says well I made a lot of calls for you. Really over $2,000.00 worth? Not. He says well I would settle for $1,200.00 I believe it was. I said I would talk to my husband and let him know. My husband said he has lost his mind if he thinks that. What do I do?

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Indiana

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No

Submitted: 4 months ago.Category: Legal
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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
What should I do next to get them to stop sending me these invoices ever so often? Send them a letter?
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A lawyer letter from a local lawyer can be effective in several ways. It can avoid costly litigation and help bring about a settlement. It also helps organize the claim and if it goes to court shows the judge you tried in good faith to resolve it!
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Please let me know if the reply is acceptable by responding “yes” or “acceptable”If you have a follow up, just reply and ask me!
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