We should ditch Avvo.

*For those of you who are not familiar with Avvo, it’s a website where lawyers give out free answers and, in return, get ranked higher in its proprietary lawyer directory. Isn’t a lawyer just like a mechanic? Observation: You walk into their places, and you aren’t quite sure what’s going on. And you pretty much pay what’s on […]

Availability Retainer

Availability retainer is not an advance payment. Typically, attorneys ask for a retainer, so they won’t end up with nothing in their pocket. It goes like this. You hire an attorney to represent in a civil action. You pay $1,000 as a part of the retainer agreement between you and your attorney. The attorney will do works […]