The Fixed-Fee Makes You Feel Better… But Is It Doing Your Pocket Some Good?
Many of us, including myself, hear lawyers and businesses claim things like "I would never charge an hourly rate" as if to imply that the hourly rate model is a cruel, terrible and horrifying way of charging. Is it really so, however? In this article, I will be explaining why you are basically falsely buying into the illusion of security and "transparency" when charged a flat rate in advance. What is it that makes the hourly-rate model, specifically for legal services, so frightening and upsetting that it would make some professionals think that throwing a flat rate on legal work...Continue reading