It really depends upon the attorney.
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Of course you can ask. The attorney probably won't be offended, as I am sure your request would not be the first.
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Some attorneys will work with some clients on a percentage basis. It usually involves a long-term relationship in which the attorney is basically the artist's go-to "general entertainment attorney" or "legal quarterback" on pretty much a 24/7/365 basis. In exchange the attorney gets a percentage (usually 5%) of everything the artist grosses from their entertainment endeavors. In most cases, for this to be economically feasible for the attorney, it means the artist has to be making a decent living as an entertainer. There are many other possible fee arrangements, including hourly billing against a retainer, flat-fees for specific services or projects, or contingency fees (usually a higher percentage) for a specific deal, case, or project that has a reasonably certain eventual payout. Speak to prospective attorneys about their fee arrangements and feel free to propose creative solutions. The attorney can't say "yes" unless you ask.Ask a similar question
Yes, some attorneys do accept percentage fees. However, many attorneys do not. It just depends on the attorney and the specific facts and circumstances of your matter.
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