This is a contract between IRON LAW, INC. ________________________________________for the Attorney Support Services and self-help services described in Part I below. IRON LAW, INC. is “IRON LAW” and you are the “client” or “You.” You should read and understand this entire contract before you sign it. You should understand the kinds of services that IRON LAW can and cannot perform for you. (See Part I below.) IRON LAW is NOT a law firm. IRON LAW cannot perform the legal services that an attorney performs. IRON LAW cannot engage in the practice of law. If you have a Lawyer. Your lawyer will determine what investigation and research is necessary to properly present your case. IRON LAW may not take any action unless approved in advance by your lawyer. The Court Clerk has not evaluated or approved IRON LAW staffers’ knowledge, experience, or the quality of staffers’ work. IRON LAW cannot keep your original documents if you request IRON LAW to return them to you. IRON LAW cannot keep your original documents if you and a staffer do not sign this contract or if this contract terminates (ends) for any reason. IRON LAW cannot keep your original documents after all of the contract services have been provided in the SERVICE PACKAGES section. It is a violation of California Law if IRON LAW keeps your original documents under any of these circumstances. It is a violation of California law if any staffers make any false or misleading statement to you. IRON LAW staff cannot obtain any special favors from, and our staff does not have any special influence with, any court, state, or federal agency.
Kinds of services that IRON LAW staff can perform for you: Staff can type or otherwise complete, as your lawyer specifically directs, legal documents that counsel has selected. Staff can provide you general published factual legal information that has been written or approved by an attorney, to help you understand the court process. Staff can provide you published legal documents. Staff can file and serve legal forms and documents as you specifically direct. Kinds of services that staff cannot perform for you: Staff cannot provide you any service unless your attorney has given approval, or unless you are representing yourself in a legal matter and the self-help service relates to that legal matter. Staff cannot engage in the practice of law. This means that staff cannot give you any kind of advice, explanation, opinion or recommendation about possible legal rights, remedies, defenses, strategies or options that you may have. Staff cannot give you any advice, explanation, opinion or recommendation regarding selection of forms.
You understand and agree that upon signing this agreement. All fees have been earned and are not refundable. You may cancel this contract for any reason within 24 hours after we both have signed it. If you cancel the contract, we must immediately refund any fees which you have paid me. The only fees that I may keep are fees for services which have actually, necessarily and reasonably performed on your behalf during the 24-hour period. We cannot keep any fees for services performed during the 24-hour period unless you knew that we would perform those services and you agreed in this contract that staff would perform them.
To cancel this contract, send IRON LAW a written notice stating that you are canceling the contract. Mail the notice by first-class mail with the correct postage, and send it to me at 663 SOUTH RANCHO SANTA FE RD., STE. 345, SAN MARCOS CA 92078. Cancellation takes effect on the date of the postmark on the notice. You can also cancel this contract by delivering a written notice of cancellation to my address within the 24-hour period. You are advised, the costs incurred within the 24 hour period include Contract Generation (1 hour), Document Review (1hour), and client interview through you (1 hour).
These costs will be deducted from the balance paid, and the remaining funds will be refunded, or if there is an overage, an invoice will be due and payable within 15 days. You agree to pay the invoice within 15 days.
You may also cancel this contract at any time if:
If you cancel this contract for any of these reasons, we must immediately refund in full any fees which you have paid IRON LAW.
You acknowledge that you are aware that evictions are summary proceedings and timing is important. As soon as we receive payment, we begin drafting documents. In most cases, the following fees will have been used within the first 2 hours:
By signing this agreement, you acknowledge that all fees have been earned and services rendered as requested and
You agree and understand that the hourly rate for IRON LAW staff is $75.00 per hour, earned in quarter hour increments. All services rendered not included in the Service Package’s section above, or in the event of cancellation, the agreed rate will be applied to determine the amount to be refunded or due. Any and all services not identified in the above Service Packages are payable at an hourly rate of $75.00 per hour, billed in 15 minute increments, including but not limited to the following:
You understand and agree that upon signing this agreement, you have read the cancellation policy on above and agree that all fees have been earned and are not refundable. You agree that you have read and agree to the above agreement/consent to draft legal documents and the policy statements on the back of this page. I authorize a onetime debt from the below credit card in the amount of the “Retainer” above.
IRON LAW shall indemnify The Client against all liability, loss or damages, including consequential and incidental damages, and against all claims or actions based on or arising out of damage or injury (including death) caused by or sustained in connection with the performance by IRON LAW of the Service, or based on any violation of any statute, ordinance, regulation or agreement, and the defense of any such claims or actions including attorney’s fees. IRON LAW shall also indemnify The Client against all liability and loss in connection with, and shall assume full responsibility for, payment of all federal, state and local taxes or contributions imposed or required under unemployment insurance, social security and income tax laws, with respect to IRON LAW performance of this Agreement.
The invalidity or unenforceability of any provisions of this Agreement shall not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision of this Agreement, which shall remain in full force and effect.
I have read, agree, and desire to retain IRON LAW to assist.