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Child support or Child maintenance refers to the periodic payment made by one parent to the benefit of a child following the end of a marriage or a relationship. The institution of marriage is therefore irrelevant. Child maintenance is paid directly or indirectly by an obligor to an obligee for the care and support of children. Often the obligor[…]
You may want to perform asset searches and investigations in France for a number of reasons. Most of the time, it is to make sure that the debtor has the necessary assets to justify a law suit, whether it deals with companies or individuals. The asset investigation involves a group of dedicated investigators who perform[…]
The fees are calculated on the basis of the complexity of the case, the time required for processing and the personal situation of the client. The fees can be determined as follows:
Flat rate Fee
The attorney charges his client a lump sum for all the work he must perform and no extra fees can intervene without the consent of the client.
Depending on the case, an hourly fee may be charged. The client is informed beforehand of the hourly rate which is adjusted depending on multiple criteria. In this event, a summary note detailing every aspect of the case is drafted.
Depending on the case, a complementary performance fee may be added to the flate rate or hourly fees. The rate is discussed and agreed upon beforehand. It will be due when the conditions are met, usually when a verdict is rendered by a Court.
For perfect client information and transparency throughout the process, the attorney and the client draft an Agreement that clarifies the entrusted tasks as well as the fees to be applied.