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Answered 2007-02-25 13:43:56

If the attorney did not appear at the hearing and thereby caused the client financial loss then the client can sue for damages. In regards to recovering the retainer it would be voluntarily on the attorney's part of whether a full refund or a portion thereof is warranted and would be based on the amount of time that was spent on the case.

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