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We hired an attorney for our closing with a verbal agreement that he would charge us $750 for the whole deal. The first closing date fell through b/c the seller - a relative - wanted to raise the price. Fine. New date is for the 29th. Our attorney just informed us he was charging us $200 more for the "aggravation" caused by the first cancellation and b/c of this relative. Can he do this 5 days before closing when we had a verbal agreement on his fee? Do I have to pay the extra money? When do you pay your attorney at closing? After all is said and done or prior to signing everything? Help?

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