How much would it normally cost me to have a lawyer look over an easement contract from a pipeline company?

Asked on March 26, 2015 under Real Estate Law, Texas

Answers:

M.T.G., Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 5 years ago | Contributor

That is not a question that is easy to give guidance for. The amount that a lawyer charges for services varies greatly in every state and for every service. And the funny thing is that people do not realize that they have options with regard to fees.  Lawyers can charge hourly for some services or a flat rate.  Depending on the length of the cotract you can look to negotiate the matter with the attorney. It sounds, though, like a speciailzed field and that you should seek out a lawyer that is knowledgeable in such matter.  That may be at a high hourly rate but if he or she knows their stuff it will not take them long to go through it and advise you.  Some one with less experience may cost you more in the end.  Good luck.


IMPORTANT NOTICE: The Answer(s) provided above are for general information only. The attorney providing the answer was not serving as the attorney for the person submitting the question or in any attorney-client relationship with such person. Laws may vary from state to state, and sometimes change. Tiny variations in the facts, or a fact not set forth in a question, often can change a legal outcome or an attorney's conclusion. Although AttorneyPages.com has verified the attorney was admitted to practice law in at least one jurisdiction, he or she may not be authorized to practice law in the jurisdiction referred to in the question, nor is he or she necessarily experienced in the area of the law involved. Unlike the information in the Answer(s) above, upon which you should NOT rely, for personal advice you can rely upon we suggest you retain an attorney to represent you.