The fees of the firm of Coline DASSANT are set in complete transparency with the client, after acceptance of our quote by the latter, in accordance with the rules of ethics of the profession of Lawyer.
From the first appointment and after preliminary study of the file, the firm Coline DASSANT will offer the customer a choice between several billing formulas, focusing on promoting the form of fees the most advantageous for the client.
To specify the terms and conditions for fixing the fees, a fee agreement will be made between the firm of Maître Coline DASSANT and the client. Three formulas can be proposed:
Fees at the time spent:
Fees will be based on the lawyer's time and hourly rate. When this form of remuneration is adopted, the firm Coline DASSANT indicates to its client the estimated number of hours necessary for the processing of its file, and has at its disposal a count of the time devoted to its business.
The flat rate fee:
This formula is generally used in cases where there is little risk in the process, allowing the firm to agree with its client a lump sum for the entire processing of the case .
Fees "to the result".
The performance fee is based on a result, that is, on the gain, economy or benefit to the client. It is a supplement of remuneration which is added to the honor to the past time or the flat fee but which can not be the only mode of remuneration. A performance fee is of course due only in the case where the client and the lawyer have previously agreed to it by a written agreement.
Legal protection: if you have legal protection insurance as part of an insurance contract, the CABINET COLINE DASSANT fees may be covered, in part or in full, by your insurance company. Despite this financial support, the client remains free to choose his lawyer.
Reimbursement of your fees by the opposing party: following legal proceedings, the judge may decide to order the other party to compensate you for the fees paid and the costs incurred during the procedure . In civil matters, this compensation is provided for by Article 700 of the Code of Civil Procedure and in criminal matters by Article 475-1 of the Code of Criminal Procedure.