There are three sets of rules lawyers need to navigate when deciding whether to charge clients a fee for paying with a credit card:
- The card brand rules (Visa, Mastercard etc.)
- State laws
- State rules of professional conduct
See the rules in your state.
Download our State-by-State Guide to Charging Clients a Fee for Paying with Credit Cards
If you'd like to dig in a bit more, check out our blog post Shifting Credit Card Processing Fees: What Law Firms Need To Know.