Banning Ranch Conservancy v, Superior Court Of Orange County

Open-ended "framework" retainer agreements do NOT create an attorney-client relationship

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Open-ended "framework" retainer agreements — which give attorneys and clients the option of working together on repeat occasions — do not necessarily create a current attorney-client relationship, a California appeals court ruled in a representation dispute involving the city of Newport Beach.

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Reference Info:Decision | State, 9th Circuit, California | United States

DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

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