VAN LEEUWEN LAW FIRM reserves the right to ask the client a provision before starting and in the course of its activities, by means of a provisional invoice and reserves the right to only to start or continue its activities or to advance costs after payment thereof. A statement of expenses and fees in these terms and conditions shall also be understood to be a provisional invoice.
A provision is a lump sum paid by the client to VAN LEEUWEN LAW FIRM prior to an interim statement or final statement. This provision may relate to services already rendered or costs already advanced, or may be an advance payment on services still to be rendered or costs still to be incurred, or a combination of the two. In the interim or final statement, the provision shall be deducted from the total amount.