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Stroud v. Tunzi, B194917

Order compelling law firm to release funds they wrongfully withheld from their former client in their attempt to recover their attorney's fees is affirmed where: 1) client's handwritten modifications to a contingency fee agreement did not comply with Business and Professions Code section 6147; and 2) order that plaintiffs release funds held in trust to defendant did not violate due process.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 02/22/2008
  • Published 02/22/2008


  • RUBIN, J.


  • California Court of Appeal


  • For Appellant:
  • Stroud & Do and James T. Stroud, Van Nuys, for Plaintiffs and Appellants.

  • For Appellees:
  • Law Offices of Mark C. Sherwood and Mark C. Sherwood, for Defendant and Respondent.
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