Most attorneys and law firms still charge by the hour. Even though flat fees seem to be more common nowadays for certain routine agreements and matters, the meter usually starts running as soon as you start talking to your attorney. Here are a few tips on how to keep legal fees under control.
Since I am in the business of memorializing deals for people, my repeated message of "get it in writing" might seem somewhat self-serving. Thankfully, non-lawyers point it out too: Lema Korshid on Mindpetals had a post yesterday entitled "Memorialize that Deal in Writing." She writes: Entrepreneurs, save yourselves from future headaches! Ask your attorney draw … Read More