Texas Civil Practice and Remedies Code
Sec. § 103.101
Fees Limited; Prerequisites to Fee Agreement


(a)

A person, including an attorney, may not charge or collect a fee for preparing, filing, or curing a claimants application under Section 103.051 unless the fee is based on a reasonable hourly rate.

(b)

An attorney may enter into a fee agreement with a claimant for services related to an application under Section 103.051 only after the attorney has disclosed in writing to the claimant the hourly rate that will be charged for the services.

(c)

An attorney may not collect a fee for preparing, filing, or curing a claimants application under Section 103.051 before a final determination is made by the comptroller that the claimant is eligible or ineligible for compensation under this chapter.
Added by Acts 2011, 82nd Leg., R.S., Ch. 698 (H.B. 417), Sec. 7, eff. June 17, 2011.
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