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The interpretation of a contract is ordinarily a legal question for the trial court to decide and is subject to de novo review

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August 22, 2014 at 8:36 am

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When the lawyer has not regularly represented the client, the basis or rate of the fee shall be communicated in writing to the client before or within a reasonable time after commencing the representation

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August 14, 2014 at 2:24 pm

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Where an attorney seeks recovery from a client on the basis of quantum meruit, the crucial factor in determining the amount of recovery is the contribution which the lawyer made to advancing the client’s cause

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August 14, 2014 at 2:21 pm

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“Of counsel” relationships

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August 14, 2014 at 7:51 am

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Contracts are presumed legal and the burden rests on the party challenging the contract to prove its illegal

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August 4, 2014 at 8:36 am

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The doctrine of unjust enrichment rests on the equitable principle that a person shall not be allowed to enrich himself unjustly at the expense of another

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June 9, 2014 at 9:02 pm

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Suretyship is a contractual relation resulting from an agreement whereby one person, the surety, engages to be answerable for the debt, default or miscarriage of another, the principal

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June 5, 2014 at 8:40 am

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A shareholder’s oral promise to pay the corporation’s bills could be enforceable as an exception to the Statute of Frauds

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May 27, 2014 at 7:34 am

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The doctrine of unjust enrichment rests on the equitable principle that a person shall not be allowed to enrich himself unjustly at the expense of another

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May 6, 2014 at 2:14 pm

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A contracting party is bound by the apparent intention he or she outwardly manifests to the other party

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April 14, 2014 at 3:42 pm

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