attorney fees
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  • Attorney's fee — Attorney fees (note that the use of the word attorney connotes lawyers broadly: solicitors and barristers) are the costs of legal representation that an attorney s client or a party to a lawsuit incurs. Attorney s fees are assessed in a number of …   Wikipedia

  • attorney's fee — The payment made to a lawyer for legal services. These fees may take several forms: hourly, per job or service for example, $350 to draft a will, contingency (the lawyer collects a percentage of any money she wins for her client and nothing if… …   Law dictionary

  • Attorney's Fee Awards — The order of payment of the attorney fees from one party to another party. In the U.S., each party in a legal case typically pays for his/her own attorney fees, but in some cases courts can order the losing side to pay for the winning party s… …   Investment dictionary

  • attorney — In the most general sense this term denotes an agent or substitute, or one who is appointed and authorized to act in the place or stead of another. An agent, or one acting on behalf of another. Sherts v. Fulton Nat. Bank of Lancaster, 342 Pa. 337 …   Black's law dictionary

  • attorney — In the most general sense this term denotes an agent or substitute, or one who is appointed and authorized to act in the place or stead of another. An agent, or one acting on behalf of another. Sherts v. Fulton Nat. Bank of Lancaster, 342 Pa. 337 …   Black's law dictionary

  • Attorney General — The Attorney General, as head of the Department of Justice and chief law officer of the Federal Government, represents the United States in legal matters generally and gives advice and opinions to the President and to the heads of the executive… …   Black's law dictionary

  • Attorney General — The Attorney General, as head of the Department of Justice and chief law officer of the Federal Government, represents the United States in legal matters generally and gives advice and opinions to the President and to the heads of the executive… …   Black's law dictionary

  • Attorney-client matching — (ACM), which has sometimes been referred to as online legal matching, is a subset of legal advertising that allows participating attorneys to be matched with potential clients seeking legal representation. ACM websites allow users to submit their …   Wikipedia

  • ATTORNEY — ATTORNEY. Biblical law requires that the two parties to the dispute shall appear before the Lord, before the priests or magistrates (Deut. 19:17), i.e., in person and not by proxy. It was considered essential that the court should hear all… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • attorney’s fees — n. The fees charged by a lawyer for services rendered to clients. See also contingent The Essential Law Dictionary. Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. Amy Hackney Blackwell. 2008 …   Law dictionary

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