There are no such rules or criteria. You need to do the leg work yourself and search for the attorney you want to work with in your area. Each attorney's fees can be different, based on experience and complexity of the case. You'll need to contact and interview a few, to see which one you're most comfortable to work with.
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My colleagues are correct ... you must decide.
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