Important Information from Clinton Shaw to All New Clients

If this is the first time you have needed to hire a lawyer, or even if you have hired one before, this page will help guide you through the process.

I have spoken to a lot of new clients over the years, below are my answers to some of the more common questions I’ve received. If my answer to your question is not provided below, please ask me during our initial consultation.


I think you might be able to help me, how do I get in touch with you?
What happens in the initial consultation?
Who will work on my case?
How do your fees work?
What are you billing for when you bill by the hour?
How are expenses handled in my case? Do I have to pay those upfront also?
Will you give me an estimate for how much my case will cost?
Okay, I’ve decided to hire you. What happens next?
What happens when the case ends? Do I get my documents back?