legal fee

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n legal fee a fee paid for legal service
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Usage

In literature:

A client named Cogdal was unfortunate in business, and gave a note in settlement of legal fees.
"Lincoln's Yarns and Stories" by Alexander K. McClure
Times grew better in Hannibal after those first two or three years; legal fees became larger and more frequent.
"Mark Twain, A Biography, 1835-1910, Complete" by Albert Bigelow Paine
At length these articles were signed and the Marshal departed with his fee, for they must be paid for as though they were a legal document.
"Red Eve" by H. Rider Haggard
Bitter was a legally authorized fox, and could take fees.
"A Far Country, Complete" by Winston Churchill
Louis, having thus, in legal phrase, added a refreshing fee to his general retainer, turned from him to address Durward.
"Quentin Durward" by Sir Walter Scott
The legal profession has long been concerned by the fact that lawyers' fees remain so fixed in a world given over to flux.
"Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 156, April 16, 1919" by Various
A client named Cogdal was unfortunate in business, and gave Lincoln a note in payment of legal fees.
"The Every-day Life of Abraham Lincoln" by Francis Fisher Browne
I've written out a legal opinion in my best hand, and will deliver it to you, on receiving my fee.
"The Honorable Peter Stirling and What People Thought of Him" by Paul Leicester Ford
The company remains legally bound to pay out the salvage fee for the star hyacinths.
"The Star Hyacinths" by James H. Schmitz
Our souls burned within us with a noble thirst for legal fame and fees.
"Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 62, No. 382, October 1847" by Various
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In news:

Attorney William Dreyer said the fund was limited, with only Bruno 's friends contributing, and a prosecution attempt to call attention to his legal fees.
A judge ruled Friday that the Scranton Redevelopment Authority must pay $119,000 in legal fees to an attorney who represented a pair of clients who fought condemnation of their buildings and won.
Readington Township has to pay some Solberg legal fees in airport condemnation fight.
Glasgow Daily Times, Glasgow, KY. Likely to pay GDT legal fees if appeal is lost.
Inmate seeking sex change eligible for legal fees.
If approved by Toledo City Council, that settlement would bring the total amount paid out to three employees in the jointly filed case, plus the city's legal fees, to nearly $1 million.
Sensible regulations, with reasonable licensing fees , could help control the parking situation while enabling those who need to park on tree lawns to do so legally.
The rest of the money will go toward paying Goodwill 's legal fees.
25M in legal fees awarded in insulation settlement.
TRENTON — People would pay more in fees to cover upgrades to the state's court system and legal services for the poor under a bill that won final passage approved in the Senate today.
Legal fees could pile up, especially since copyrighting a product isn't that difficult, and it is doubtful whether pursuing legal action would be economical in many cases.
Dwight Howard's baby mama says her nasty custody battle with the NBA star is an unfair fight -- all because he can simply outspend her -- so she's asking a judge to make HIM cover HER legal fees.
"The person giving up the organ only gets a fraction of the fee," says Sally Satel, a scholar at the American Enterprise Institute think tank who studies the prices paid by legal and illegal organ -donor operations.
Former Attorney General Bowers asks for restoration of PTC mayor's salary, cut by council in June over legal fee flap.
Pepper-Spray Cop Anthony Bologna Fighting NYPD for Legal Fees.
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