Updates to our Terms of Use

We are updating our Terms of Use. Please carefully review the updated Terms before proceeding to our website.

Tuesday, July 16, 2024 | Back issues
Courthouse News Service Courthouse News Service

Calif. Courts Of Appeal

ATTORNEY FEES - A law firm tried to modify its contingency fee agreement with a client midway through trial.A California appeals court found that the lower court properly ordered the firm to release funds it wrongfully withheld from their former client, Tunzi, in its attempt to recover attorney fees. The modifications did not comply with the Business and Professions Code sections related to contingency-fee agreements.

Categories / Uncategorized

Subscribe to Closing Arguments

Sign up for new weekly newsletter Closing Arguments to get the latest about ongoing trials, major litigation and hot cases and rulings in courthouses around the U.S. and the world.