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An agreed-upon, stated amount one pays for a service or privilege. For example, one may be required to pay a fee to attend college, to open an account with a brokerage, or to do any number of other things. Fees are stated and are usually standardized for the person or organization receiving them.
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the payments to professional persons such as lawyers and accountants for performing services on behalf of clients.
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The Commission called for the creation of a state Office of Family Representation to oversee parental representation to ensure high-quality parental legal representation throughout the state.
The man who pleaded guilty to 623 charges of sexually assaulting his daughter was not given access to proper legal representation, his lawyers said today.
For 21 years the not-for-profit charity has provided an invaluable service to many local people, particularly those on low incomes who were not entitled to legal aid or legal representation through a trade union.
President Donald Trump released his (https://www.whitehouse.gov/sites/whitehouse.gov/files/omb/budget/fy2018/2018_blueprint.pdf) proposed 2018 federal budget  Thursday, and among the many government agencies the budget would eliminate is the Legal Services Corporation (LSC), which helps fund legal representation for victims of domestic violence. 
THE families of the 96 Hillsborough victims had to raise the money to pay for their own legal representation at the first inquests in 1991, despite South Yorkshire Police having top legal representation.
The agreement consists of 12 items which should guarantee equality and legal representation of the Albanians in the system.
In addition, their legal experts provide legal representation for other criminal offences, including youth offences, fraud, assaults, and weapons and drug offences.
The project is a collaborative partnership with the United Way of Broward County and provides free, civil legal representation to eligible service members, veterans, and their families to address their particular legal needs.
But the judge stressed: "The consequences in terms of costs do not remove the public law necessity for legal representation out of public funds if that is what fairness requires."
"It's not normally the job of a school, but the amount of stress that not having legal representation places on these students is enormous," Reyes says.

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