Understanding solicitors costs

When seeking a solicitor here are some important questions that will help you understand their costs structure and make a comparison with other solicitors charging rates.

  • Is there a charge for an initial consultation?
  • How do you charge for your service?
  • Can I have more detailed information on the way you charge?
  • Do you have any fixed fees? If so are any costs excluded from the fixed fee?
  • For your hourly rate, can I have an estimate for the cost of the whole service?
  • If my costs change for any reason, will you tell me?
  • Are there any additional costs not covered?
  • Can I get financial assistance in paying for your legal service?
  • What is your billing process and how long do I have to pay?
  • If I don’t agree with your bill, what happens?

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