How can you make an attorney accountable for handling money paid to him in fees? This attorney asked for an additional $750 to review some case law and to appear in court. He ended up not having to appear in court, as the judge gave a written decision. When we asked for part of the $750 to be returned, he finally sent us an itemized statement showing an inaccurate amount received from us and that still more is owed by us. We have canceled checks as proof. We have tried to get help from our state's bar association, but it was worthless.