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When it comes to immigration law, it`s important to have a retainer agreement in place between the client and the attorney. This agreement outlines the scope of work, fees, and responsibilities of each party involved. Here`s a sample retainer agreement for immigration:

Retainer Agreement for Immigration Services

This Retainer Agreement (“Agreement”) is between [Client Name], (“Client”) and [Law Firm Name], (“Firm”) regarding the provision of immigration legal services.

1. Scope of Work

Firm will provide legal services to Client relating to the following immigration matter(s): [Brief description of the matter(s)].

2. Responsibilities of the Client

Client agrees to provide the following information and materials to Firm:

– All relevant personal and immigration information required to complete the work.

– All necessary documents and evidence to support the matter.

– Any new information or developments in the matter.

– Timely payment of fees.

Client understands that failure to provide the above information and materials may result in delays and additional fees.

3. Responsibilities of the Firm

Firm agrees to provide the following services to Client:

– Legal analysis and advice on the matter(s).

– Preparation and filing of necessary immigration forms and documents.

– Communication with government agencies and officials as required.

– Representation of Client in immigration proceedings as required.

Firm will keep Client informed of the progress of the matter and provide updates and advice as necessary.

4. Fees

Client agrees to pay Firm for services rendered on an hourly basis at a rate of $[Hourly Rate] per hour. Firm will provide an estimate of total fees at the outset of the matter.

Client agrees to pay a retainer fee of $[Retainer Amount] at the outset of the matter, which will be applied to the final fee. Additional fees may be required depending on the complexity of the matter or any unexpected developments.

5. Termination

Either party may terminate this Agreement upon written notice to the other party. Upon termination, Client will be responsible for paying any fees incurred up until the termination.

6. Confidentiality

Firm agrees to keep all information provided by Client confidential and will not disclose it to any third party without Client`s consent, except when required by law.

7. Governing Law

This Agreement will be governed by the laws of the state of [State] and any disputes will be resolved in [County] County.

By signing below, Client agrees to the terms and conditions of this Retainer Agreement for Immigration Services.

[Client Name] [Date]

[Law Firm Name] [Date]