Last week I posted about a case where a condominium spent over $150,000.00 on a court application against an owner. The judge was very critical of the condominium’s actions and suggested that the board made its aggressive decisions based upon a belief that the condominium would recover all of its costs under section 134(5) of the Act. I received several comments about the extraordinary costs, which could have been avoided if the parties had acted more reasonably. I promised that I would explain how a condominium, or any client, could assess a lawyer’s account. I’ll do that today.
There are so many resources online about assessing a lawyer’s account that there is no point in explaining the process in detail here. That said, there are three points that I wish to make about the process. Continue reading