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Stephanie K. Burnham & Associates, Attorneys at Law, PLLC

Now practicing at:

Hage Hodes, PA
1855 Elm Street
Manchester, NH 03104

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 172
Goffstown, NH 03045

603-628-1900


Client Rights

  1. You are entitled to be treated with courtesy and consideration at all times by your lawyer and the other lawyers and personnel in this Firm.
  2. You are entitled to an attorney capable of handling your legal matter competently and diligently, in accordance with the highest standards of the profession. If you are not satisfied with how your matter is being handled, you have the right to withdraw from the attorney-client relationship at any time (court approval may be required in some matters and your attorney may have a claim against you for the value of services rendered to you up to the point of discharge).
  3. You are entitled to your lawyer's independent professional judgment and undivided loyalty uncompromised by conflicts of interest.
  4. You are entitled to be charged a reasonable fee and to have your lawyer explain at the outset how the fee will be computed and the manner and frequency of billing. You are entitled to request and receive a written itemized bill from your attorney at reasonable intervals. You may refuse to enter into any fee arrangement that you find unsatisfactory. In the event of a fee dispute, you may have the right to seek arbitration; your attorney will provide you with the necessary information regarding arbitration in the event of a fee dispute, or upon your request.
  5. You are entitled to have your questions and concerns addressed in a prompt manner and to have your telephone calls returned promptly.
  6. You are entitled to be kept informed as to the status of your matter and to request and receive copies of papers. You are entitled to sufficient information to allow you to participate meaningfully in the development of your matter.
  7. You are entitled to have your legitimate objectives respected by your attorney, including whether or not to settle your matter (court approval of a settlement is required in some matters).
  8. You have the right to privacy in your dealings with your lawyer and to have your secrets and confidences preserved to the extent permitted by law.
  9. You are entitled to have your attorney conduct himself or herself ethically in accordance with the Code of Professional Responsibility.
  10. You may not be refused representation on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin or disability.

 

Client Rules & Responsibilities

  1. Our clients are expected to treat the lawyers and the lawyers’ staff with courtesy and consideration.
  2. Our client's relationship with our lawyers must be one of complete candor and our lawyers must be apprised of all facts or circumstances of the matter being handled by our lawyers even if our client believes that those facts may be detrimental to our client's cause or unflattering to our client.
  3. Our clients must honor the fee arrangement as agreed to with the Firm, in accordance with law.
  4. All bills for services rendered which are tendered to our clients pursuant to the agreed upon fee arrangement should be paid promptly.
  5. Our clients may withdraw from the attorney-client relationship, subject to financial commitments under the agreed to fee arrangement, and, in certain circumstances, subject to court approval.
  6. Although our clients should expect that his or her correspondence, telephone calls and other communications will be answered within a reasonable time frame, our clients should recognize that our lawyers have other clients with whom we also treat with care and individual attention
  7. Our clients should maintain contact with the Firm, promptly notify the Firm of any change in telephone number or address and respond promptly to a request by the Firm for information and cooperation.
  8. Our clients must realize that our lawyers need respect only legitimate objectives of our client and that our lawyers will not advocate or propose positions which are unprofessional or contrary to law or the Lawyer's Code of Professional Responsibility.
  9. Our lawyers may be unable to accept a case if our lawyers have previous professional commitments which will result in inadequate time being available for the proper representation of a new client.
  10. Our lawyers are under no obligation to accept a client if our lawyers determine that the cause of the client is without merit, a conflict of interest would exist or that a suitable working relationship with the client is not likely.

 

Privacy Policy


What information do we collect?
We collect information from you when you fill out a form on our website. When filling out our contact form, you may be asked to enter your: name, e-mail address, and phone number. You may, however, visit our site anonymously.

Do we disclose any information to outside parties?
We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information. This does not include trusted third parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others rights, property, or safety. However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.

Third party links
Occasionally, at our discretion, we may include or offer third party products or services on our website. These third party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We therefore have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these sites.

Your Consent
By using our site, you consent to our website's privacy policy.

Changes to our Privacy Policy
If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes on this page.

Contacting Us
If there are any questions regarding this privacy policy you may contact us using the information below.

Stephanie K. Burnham & Associates,
Attorneys at Law, PLLC

P.O. Box 172
Goffstown, NH 03045
USA