Steve Mindel, a family lawyer and partner of a law firm in L.A. He talks about the 3 top reasons why his law firm is successful.
Sometimes the willingness of the family law client to sign a retainer agreement, and even pay the retainer, just isn't enough to make sure that you are going to get paid. You may know that your client simply does not have the financial resources to fund costly litigation such as a child custody case, modification, appeal or other protracted litigation.
Especially in family law cases, appellate courts are scrutinizing the size of the fee in relation to the size of the issues involved, and the trend of calling out and criticizing lawyers in family cases suggests that we might have to start rethinking the way in which we calculate our fees.
Discover the secret of Lee Rosen Law Firm: How one Family Law Firm has Used the Flat Fees for Services Model for the Past 10 Years
The practice of law is stressful enough without having to endure sleepless nights and bar complaints over clients we do not like or clients who do not pay us. The proper selection of clients and careful setting of retainers can lead to better client relations and full payment of your fees.