As a divorce lawyer in Charleston, South Carolina, I’ve had clients tell me that another lawyer ripped them off during their divorce by over-billing them. Besides what I hear from clients’ past experiences with other divorce attorneys in Charleston, I’ve had cases where I suspect that the other divorce attorney may be over-billing their client. Over-billing happens when a divorce lawyer charges a client more than is legally or ethically acceptable on an invoice or a bill. In this article, I list all of the signs that your divorce attorney may be over-billing you and I explain the ways to avoid getting over-billed (or even ripped off) by your attorney during your divorce.
How to Avoid Getting Over-billed By Your Divorce Lawyer