Financially Legal is a twice-monthly podcast with accompanying articles on the financial aspects of the business of law. Host, Dan Lear, talks with law firm leaders, academics, business professionals and thought leaders to provide compelling and provocative insights at the intersection of finance, economics, and law.

Can Law Firms Charge Clients for Credit Card Fees in Rhode Island?

Posted by Emery Wager on January 1, 2020

Introduction

The short answer is yes, but there are certain rules and regulations to understand. 

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Topics: Firm Financials, Accounting, Surcharging, Business of Law


Can Law Firms Charge Clients for Credit Card Fees in Pennsylvania?

Posted by Emery Wager on January 1, 2020

Introduction

The short answer is yes, but there are certain rules and regulations to understand. 

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Topics: Firm Financials, Accounting, Surcharging, Business of Law


Can Law Firms Charge Clients for Credit Card Fees in Ohio?

Posted by Emery Wager on January 1, 2020

Introduction

The short answer is yes, but there are certain rules and regulations to understand. 

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Topics: Firm Financials, Accounting, Surcharging, Business of Law


Can Law Firms Charge Clients for Credit Card Fees in North Carolina?

Posted by Emery Wager on January 1, 2020

Introduction

The short answer is yes, but there are certain rules and regulations to understand. 

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Topics: Firm Financials, Accounting, Surcharging, Business of Law


Can Law Firms Charge Clients for Credit Card Fees in New Mexico?

Posted by Emery Wager on January 1, 2020

Introduction

The short answer is yes, but there are certain rules and regulations to understand. 

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Topics: Firm Financials, Accounting, Surcharging, Business of Law


Can Law Firms Charge Clients for Credit Card Fees in New Jersey?

Posted by Emery Wager on January 1, 2020

Introduction

The short answer is yes, but there are certain rules and regulations to understand. 

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Topics: Firm Financials, Accounting, Surcharging, Business of Law


Can Law Firms Charge Clients for Credit Card Fees in New Hampshire?

Posted by Emery Wager on January 1, 2020

Introduction

The short answer is yes, but there are certain rules and regulations to understand. 

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Topics: Firm Financials, Accounting, Surcharging, Business of Law


Can Law Firms Charge Clients for Credit Card Fees in Nevada?

Posted by Emery Wager on January 1, 2020

Introduction

The short answer is yes, but there are certain rules and regulations to understand. 

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Topics: Firm Financials, Accounting, Surcharging, Business of Law


Can Law Firms Charge Clients for Credit Card Fees in Massachusetts?

Posted by Emery Wager on January 1, 2020

Introduction

The short answer is not unless it is done by raising prices by the amount of the charge and then discounting those prices for clients that pay by means other than card. Below are more details. 

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Topics: Firm Financials, Accounting, Surcharging, Business of Law


Can Law Firms Charge Clients for Credit Card Fees in Maryland?

Posted by Emery Wager on January 1, 2020

Introduction

The short answer is yes, but there are certain rules and regulations to understand. 

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Topics: Firm Financials, Accounting, Surcharging, Business of Law


Can Law Firms Charge Clients for Credit Card Fees in Illinois?

Posted by Emery Wager on January 1, 2020

Introduction

The short answer is yes, but there are certain rules and regulations to understand. 

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Topics: Firm Financials, Accounting, Surcharging, Business of Law


Can Law Firms Charge Clients for Credit Card Fees in Idaho?

Posted by Emery Wager on January 1, 2020

Introduction

The short answer is yes, but there are certain rules and regulations to understand. 

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Topics: Firm Financials, Accounting, Surcharging, Business of Law


Can Law Firms Charge Clients for Credit Card Fees in Hawaii?

Posted by Emery Wager on January 1, 2020

Introduction

The short answer is yes, but there are certain rules and regulations to understand. 

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Topics: Firm Financials, Accounting, Surcharging, Business of Law


Can Law Firms Charge Clients for Credit Card Fees in Georgia?

Posted by Emery Wager on January 1, 2020

Introduction

The short answer is yes, but there are certain rules and regulations to understand. 

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Topics: Firm Financials, Accounting, Surcharging, Business of Law


Can Law Firms Charge Clients for Credit Card Fees in Florida?

Posted by Emery Wager on January 1, 2020

Introduction

The short answer is probably, but there are certain rules and regulations to understand. 

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Topics: Firm Financials, Accounting, Surcharging, Business of Law


Can Law Firms Charge Clients for Credit Card Fees in Washington D.C.?

Posted by Emery Wager on January 1, 2020

Introduction

The short answer is yes, but there are certain rules and regulations to understand. 

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Topics: Firm Financials, Accounting, Surcharging, Business of Law


Can Law Firms Charge Clients for Credit Card Fees in Connecticut?

Posted by Emery Wager on January 1, 2020

Introduction

The short answer is not unless it is done by raising prices by the amount of the charge and then discounting those prices for clients that pay by means other than card. Below are more details. 

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Topics: Firm Financials, Accounting, Surcharging, Business of Law


Can Law Firms Charge Clients for Credit Card Fees in Colorado?

Posted by Emery Wager on January 1, 2020

Introduction

The short answer is yes. Thanks to a state law passed in 2021, starting in July 2022, law firms may charge an added fee for credit card transactions only. Surcharges on cash, ACH or debit card transactions are prohibited, and the surcharge may not exceed the cost of the transaction. 

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Topics: Firm Financials, Accounting, Surcharging, Business of Law


Can Law Firms Charge Clients for Credit Card Fees in Arizona?

Posted by Emery Wager on January 1, 2020

Introduction

The short answer is yes, but there are certain rules and regulations to understand. 

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Topics: Firm Financials, Accounting, Surcharging, Business of Law


Can Law Firms Charge Clients for Credit Card Fees in New York?

Posted by Emery Wager on January 1, 2020

Introduction

The short answer is probably, but there are certain rules and regulations to understand. 

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Topics: Firm Financials, Accounting, Surcharging, Business of Law


Can Law Firms Charge Clients for Credit Card Fees in Oregon?

Posted by Emery Wager on January 1, 2020

Introduction

The short answer is yes, but there are certain rules and regulations to understand. 

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Topics: Firm Financials, Accounting, Surcharging, Business of Law


Can Law Firms Charge Clients for Credit Card Fees in California?

Posted by Emery Wager on January 1, 2020

Introduction

The short answer is probably, but there are certain rules and regulations to understand. 

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Topics: Firm Financials, Accounting, Surcharging, Business of Law


Can Law Firms Charge Clients for Credit Card Fees in Washington State?

Posted by Emery Wager on January 1, 2020

Introduction

The short answer is yes, but there are certain rules and regulations to understand. 

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Topics: Firm Financials, Accounting, Surcharging, Business of Law


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