Can one file a grievance or otherwise contest an attorney’s fees ?
I paid the attorney $6500 up front, and now the attorney has billed me for much more.
When my ex and I went into mediation, my attorney hadn’t met with me to discuss mediation strategy or what to expect, made basic errors of fact regarding assets, was utterly unprepared, and then pressured me into accepting the mediation. Needless to say the outcome was unfavorable.
Can I contest or negotiate the attorney’s fees, and if so how? What are the risks of doing so?