Why Does an Attorney Need to File a Retainer Agreement with the Office of Court Administration Here in New York When Signing Up a New Client?
Every time an attorney in New York signs up a new accident case or a medical malpractice case or a wrongful death case, he is required to file a document with the office of Court administration in New York known as an OCA retainer.
Failure to file this document can lead to significant problems for the attorney including fines, sanctions and even disbarment.
There have been instances where attorneys have failed to file retainer statements with the court and as a result of failing to properly follow the rules have been sanctioned and in some extreme cases, even disbarred.
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