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What Are Attorney Referral Fees?

Posted by attorney Robert Cohen

Attorneys who refer cases to other attorneys may accept fees from the referred attorney. Usually those fees are in the form of a portion of the attorney's fee, and do not affect the client's award. The question is whether the fee sharing system actually helps clients, as it is intended to do.

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