If so, is there a minimum amount that triggers a requirement the agreement be in writing? Does it require both the signature of attorney and client? Is there a difference between the req between civil and criminal cases?
Federal Crime Lawyer
All retainers over $3000.00 (Three Thousand Dollars) must be in writing. The Rules do not require two signatures and failure to provide the retainer does not automatically preclude the attorney obtaining or recovering a fee. For more information see below. For questions, call your local County Bar Association, or the NYS Bar Association in Albany, NY.
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