Category: Retaining Liens

How to protect yourself from a lawyer’s retaining lien

In my previous blog post, I briefly discussed the little known (at least to clients) retaining lien. That’s because most lawyers don’t tell clients about this. By the time most clients find out about the retaining lien, it is usually

What is a retaining lien, and how do lawyers get away with it?

Our legal system has its faults, but it is still the best way of resolving differences. At least it’s an improvement over dueling. ¬†Unfortunately, the public’s perception of the ethics and honesty of lawyers is low (although not as low