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Absolutely,

How about a little good faith on the part of owners!

David L. Fisher, SE, PE
Senior Principal
Fisher+Horos Structural Engineers
372 West Ontario
Chicago, IL 60610
USA

312.573.1701
312.720.0505 mobile

www.fplushse.com

-----Original Message-----
From: Scott, William N. [mailto:William.Scott(--nospam--at)veco.com]
Sent: Tuesday, October 30, 2001 12:31 AM
To: 'seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org'
Subject: RE: RETAINERS

Lawyers work on this basis all the time, so why not you. Go for it if you
can talk them into a retainer arrangement.

Bill

-----Original Message-----
From: PFFEI(--nospam--at)aol.com [mailto:PFFEI(--nospam--at)aol.com]
Sent: Monday, October 29, 2001 2:48 PM
To: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
Subject: RETAINERS


are there any business codes that prevent me from requiring my full design
fee paid up front prior to developing the drawings?  i have a client who is
very bad about payments - 6 months is typical.  as a result i have stopped
working with them but they came to me to design revisions to a job we did
years ago. 
thanks in advance - paul franceschi s.e.

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