Recently went through divorce. Paid atty $2000 retainer. Our agreement states that she will notify and bill me immediately if I exceed the retainer. 2 months after the divorce was final I received my only bill and it is $3200 above the retainer. Do I have any recourse?
I have received an itemized bill and I have found many discrepancies that I can prove with signed contracts, cancelled checks, phone bills etc. My other point is how can she not notify me when I went above the retainer. According to her bill, I was above that before our first court appearance. Also, if both attorney's agree on a continuance, can she charge me for a 90 min court appearance??