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Fee Agreement

The undersigned, plaintiffs in the case entitled


"____________________________________" docketed as Civil Case Nos.
_________________________ and pending before Branch ______ of the __________
Trial Court of _______________, (hereinafter known as Client) requests the legal
services of _______________________________ (hereinafter known as Attorneys)
for representation to assert and defendtheir claims, rights and interestsin the
aforesaid civil suit in which Client property or properties was expropriated by
the government. Attorneys shall perform all reasonable, necessary and usual
services in matters of this kind including, but not limited to: investigation of
facts, gathering of evidence, preparation of exhibits, interviewing
witness(es), compiling records of expenses, and negotiations with the
representatives of the opposing party. If a settlement is not effected which is
satisfactory to theClient, Attorneys agree to pursue the clients' claim in the
subject civil suit particularly on the issue of just compensation. In connection
with this, Attorneys will file all necessary court papers, attend pretrial
conferences and status conferences, prepare appropriate pleadings, requests
for admissions and requests for production of documents, attend and take
appropriate depositions, and start or continue settlement negotiations. If a
settlement satisfactory to Client cannot be attained, Attorneys agrees to try
or pursue the case in the trial court unless asked or permitted to withdraw. If
a judgment in favor of Client is obtained in the trial court and the adversary
appeals, Attorneys shall provide all appropriate services in resistance to the
appeal, including review of the trial courts record, preparation of appropriate
briefs, and oral argument in the reviewing courts. If the trial of the case
should result in a judgment that is adverse to Client, Attorneys shall not be
obligated to appeal. Attorney shall advise Client of the opinion concerning
the advisability of appeal and may undertake to provide services as
appellate counsel under a new, separate and distinct FEE AGREEMENT. The
fee of Attorneys shall be semi-contingent upon the result obtained. There
shall be no legal obligation by Client to pay Attorneys any acceptance and
success fees if nothing is recovered from the adversary or from the
government. However, Client is responsible for all expenses incurred in the
prosecution of the claim including the ______________ Pesos
(PHP________.00) appearance fees. Client acknowledges that it remains
solely responsible for payment of litigation costs and expenses and agrees to
reimburse Attorneys for any such costs and expense for which the Attorneys
may advance in unavoidable instances. Client shall reimburse Attorneys as
costs and expenses are incurred.The legal fee of Attorneys shall be ______

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(____) PERCENT of the gross amount recovered or just compensation paid.
In the event of discharge by Client and in the event Client subsequently
recovers money or gets paid just compensation, Client shall be indebted to
Attorneys for legal fees based upon what was agreed upon and for any costs
and expenses advanced by Attorneys. Attorneys reserves the right to
withdraw from representation if Client fails to cooperate or follow Attorneys'
advice on a material matter, or if any fact or circumstance arises or is
discovered that would, in Attorneys view, render continuing representation
unlawful or unethical.

Done this ____ day of ___________ at __________________.

Names of Clients/Plaintiffs _______________________


(Address) (Attorney)
(Govt Issued ID)

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT

REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES )


) S.S.

Before me personally appeared he above named persons/affiants this ___ day


of _______________ 20___ and they exhibited to me their respective government
issued identification cards and who have satisfactorily proven their identities to me
and they acknowledged to me that the execution of the foregoing Fee Agreement
weretheir voluntary and true act and deed.

This Fee Agreement consists of two (2) pages including the page where this
acknowledgement appears and are signed by the affiants.

Witness my hand and seal on the date and place indicated above.

Notary Public

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Doc. No. _______;
Page No. ______;
Book No. ______;
Series of 201___.