She never offered me neither did I sign any written contingency agreement. She filed my case and she went through pre-trial motions. It has been over 2.5 years since my case was filed and my attorney never sent me any bills and I never paid her any fees. An attorney friend told me that California Business and Professional Code (6147-b) states that I as a plaintiff can void the agreement and the attorney shall be entitled to reasonable fee.
If my attorney looses the case, am I then obligated to pay my attorney hourly fees? And what if she wins the case, will she be paid hourly or will she be paid the one third?
What if she wins my case and gets paid hourly and her hourly fees would be more than the amount I would get from the judgment? Or do I have the choice on what method I pay her?
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