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29-Advancing Fees and Costs

[WITHDRAWN 11/18/21] A lawyer may advance the expert fees for a death row inmate client, even there is "no probability" that the client can ultimately reimburse the lawyer for these costs. [Rule 1.8(e)(2) exempts indigent clients from all such requirements.]

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