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Yes, I know we are sick of Casey Anthony, but how did her lawyer get paid?

I was kind of curious to how in the heck she pays her lawyer? I would imagine it would cost hundreds of thousands of dollars to defend her. Anybody know?


Asked by kimigogo at 10:48 AM on Jul. 6, 2011 in Politics & Current Events

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Answers (11)
  • Maybe the gov't gave them a bailout.

    Answer by pookiekins34 at 10:52 AM on Jul. 6, 2011

  • Probably took a promissary note for the movie and book rights........ LOL

    Answer by Dahis at 10:50 AM on Jul. 6, 2011

  • Sometimes lawyers take these cases pro bono for the publicity.

    Answer by momof030404 at 10:54 AM on Jul. 6, 2011

  • HLN said that Casey sold some photos and whatnot to the media and used that to pay about half her attorney fees, and the public covered the rest.

    Answer by BananaMuffins at 10:54 AM on Jul. 6, 2011

  • I believe they got paid by the parents......but not sure, who else would?

    Answer by older at 10:49 AM on Jul. 6, 2011

  • I thought her lawyer was provided by state?? I guess I was wrong on that..

    Answer by MommaB30 at 10:49 AM on Jul. 6, 2011

  • The payoff is with he writes a book about the case.

    Answer by gammie at 10:56 AM on Jul. 6, 2011

  • she was declared indigent which means her legal team did thi s pr bono. the state paid for tests and witnesses, etc

    Answer by tomib at 11:12 AM on Jul. 6, 2011

  • I don't think her parents had enough money to pay them,, she could have had a court appointed attorney, but not this one,, IDK,, wonder how you find out?

    Comment by kimigogo (original poster) at 10:52 AM on Jul. 6, 2011

  • taxes and money the family made from selling photos/video to the media

    Answer by tnm786 at 11:50 AM on Jul. 6, 2011