Ms. Ps & Qs’s Ethics Dilemma of the Month

Dear Ms. Ps and Qs:

Welcome back!  This month, I’m answering an email from a reader.  (It’s very exciting to have a non-relative reading the column!)

Eric writes:

What do I do when a client will not respond to my correspondence or communicate in any way?  If I withdraw, do I waive my right to my fee?  Will the Trustee continue to pay my fee according to the plan?

Dear Eric:

One of the most frustrating things that can happen to a lawyer is to try to contact a client who’s gone . . .

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