Unbundled Legal Services

When lawyers provide “unbundled” legal services, the clients hire them to perform a specific task or represent them for only a limited process or issue of the matter instead of the entire legal matter.There is no standard unbundled process because lawyers perform many different tasks and clients have different needs.  Some specific tasks that clients may hire lawyers to perform include (but are not limited to):  evaluating the client's analysis of a case, advising about legal rights and responsibilities, advising about court procedures, advising about other dispute resolution options, suggesting documents to be prepared, reviewing documents, drafting documents, conducting factual investigations, giving references to appropriate experts, performing legal research, evaluating settlement options, planning for negotiations, providing standby telephone assistance during negotiations, planning for court appearances, appearing in court for a limited purpose, and assisting with an appeal.

 

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