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How to Pay for a Lawyer: Financing Legal Fees

No one plans on being accused of a criminal charge, getting arrested, or even receiving a criminal summons.

Most people understand choosing the right lawyer can affect the outcome of your case to a significant degree.

Few people save or have “rainy day” funds for hiring a lawyer during a time of need.

And yet, whether it’s for DWI charges in North Carolina, a serious assault, felony drug offense, or NC DMV issue, you and your case deserve the attention of an experienced criminal lawyer.

"When your future and possible freedom depends on it, we think you should have the lawyer of your choice standing by your side in court."

- Bill Powers, Criminal Defense Attorney

Once you find the attorney with the background experience, professional accolades, and a solid reputation for advocacy, it’s normal to ask:

  1. How much do lawyers charge?
  2. Can I afford the legal fees?
  3. Do attorneys take payments or set up payment plans?
  4. Are there legal fee financing options?

At the Powers Law Firm PA, our team of dedicated criminal defense and DWI lawyers want to make our legal services both available and affordable to clients.

One of our goals, in addition to providing sound legal advice, includes making it easy to retain our services.

We accept Credit Cards, Debit Cards, and are willing to discuss payment plans and options to make payments on our Legal Fees and/or True Retainer.

We now also offer the opportunity to choose legal fee financing through a third-party vendor.

Financing Legal Fees: Affordable, Quality Legal Representation

Powers Law Firm makes available some helpful online financing opportunities and options to finance legal fees for DWI charges, felony and certain misdemeanor criminal charges, and NC DMV legal issues.

Legal fee financing can help you obtain the legal representation you deserve while also providing for the opportunity make payments on a payment plan that you can afford.

"Part of working with people during their time of need must necessarily include consideration of the legal fees and offering the opportunity to retain the lawyer of your choice through financing options."

- Bill Powers

Our law firm has a working relationship ePay Management as an outside, third-party financing option for legal fees of $1,000 or more.

The qualification process is straight-forward and is considered a “soft inquiry.”

As such, applying with ePay Management will not affect your credit score.

Financing Legal Fees through ePay Management

ePay Management provides a network of different lenders for legal fee financing. Pursuant to their multi-lender program you may qualify for $1,000 up to $50,000 to pay legal fees.

You don’t need perfect credit to work with ePay Management.

If you’re concerned you may not qualify due to bad credit or no credit, don’t worry.

Friends and family may be able to qualify for legal fee financing on your behalf.

ePay Management works with people with credit scores as low as 550 or higher.

They also offer payment terms of up to 60 months (5 years) with interest rates varying from 5.99% to 35.99% depending upon annual income and credit, subject to state and/or federal credit laws.

ePay offers the opportunity for low monthly payments even with criminal charges involving the possibility of substantial legal fees due to the nature and seriousness of the offense.

All that is required is the completion of a quick application that is online to see if you qualify.

ePay Management works with 9 different lenders and will give you an immediate answer/response regarding financing legal fees.

Acceptance is subject to your credit score and income.

Disbursement: How do I Get the Money to Pay Legal Fees?

ePay Management offers the opportunity to retain the lawyer of your choice, and the legal representation you deserve..

If approved, funds from the lender are paid directly to you.

When you receive the financing for legal fees, you pay our law firm any remaining balance on the True Retainer and/or legal fees.

Once you receive the funds, you pay the agreed upon legal fees to Powers Law Firm PA within 48-hours.

If you’d like more information about retaining our law firm, please call NOW 704-342-4357.

Disclaimer – Important Information to Consider

ePay Management is not part of Powers Law Firm PA. ePay Management is a third-party vendor and a separate business and legal entity.

Our law firm, the Powers Law Firm PA, has an ongoing business relationship with ePay Management.

The Powers Law Firm PA and our criminal defense attorneys are not involved in the financing process in any way. We do not make application for financing legal fees, nor do we accept payment from ePay Management.

As such ePay Management is solely responsible for the loan application, lender practices, and the loan approval process involving 11 or more potential lenders. Loan origination, structure of the loan, fees, and collection procedures are between you and ePay Management, not the Powers Law Firm, PA.

We do advise and recommend you completely review all supporting documentation associated with obtaining legal financing, including any guidelines to obtain financing of legal fees, lender rules, and all written agreements prior to agreeing to any terms and/or entering into a contractual relationship with ePay Management, the Crowdnetic Corporation, FlexxBuy LLC, and any lender affiliated with ePay Management and/or its lender affiliates. Whether to use ePay or any other financing is your decision alone. You are not required to obtaining legal financing to retain our firm.

We further recommend you and/or any other person associated with obtaining a financial loan and borrowing funds to pay legal fees make sure they fully understand the terms and conditions of any loan, including all financial responsibilities pursuant to any loan before entering into a loan agreement, signing any documents, or otherwise contracting with a third-party vendor in obtaining legal fee financing or any other financial relationship with a lender.

Make sure any loan to pay legal fees meets your personal financial condition and further that you fully and completely understand the terms and conditions of the loan agreement.

Powers Law Firm PA does not serve as your lawyer regarding obtaining financing from ePay Management and its affiliate lenders. Powers Law Firm PA also does not provide legal advice regarding your legal rights, duties, and/or responsibilities in obtaining financing for legal services.

Client Reviews
★★★★★
I am so fortunate to have had Bill Powers on my case. Upon our first meeting, Bill insisted that through the emotions of anger, sadness, confusion, and betrayal that I remain resilient. He was available to answer questions with researched, logical, truthful answers throughout our two year stretch together. I went to any lengths for my case because he won my trust almost immediately... J.R.
★★★★★
My daughter had a second DUI and when it all seemed hopeless, Bill was able to get the charges dropped. This is a man who is extremely knowledgeable, yet still keeps his integrity which was impressive to me. He handles himself with dignity. If you hire him, you will have the best of the best, along with his expansive intellect and wisdom about the law. Lisa
★★★★★
Bill Powers’ staff has handled several traffic citations for me over the years, and they exceeded my expectations each and every time. Would highly recommend anyone faced with a traffic citation or court case contact his office and they will handle it from there. M.C.
★★★★★
Bill and his staff are flat out great. I (unfortunately) was a repeat customer after a string of tickets. These guys not only took care of the initial ticket for me, but went the extra mile and reduced my problems from 3 to just 1 (very minor one) on the same day I called back! I would recommend them to anyone. A.R.