Yes, You Can Refuse to Pay LawPay Fees - Here's How
Law firms often turn to subscription services such as LawPay to automate and streamline their billing services. The resultant convenience almost makes the high normal and acceptable. While there's no denying that the payment solution is convenient, you could end up paying thousands of dollars each month in transaction fees.
DoNotPay can help you avoid the recurring monthly and transaction fees when using the payment processing solution. Dig in to learn more about how DoNotPay can help you save thousands of dollars each month.
What Is LawPay?
LawPay is an online payment processing and management solution built specifically for law firms. It allows law firms to process credit cards, debit cards, and eCheck payments online while complying with the attorney trust accounting rules. LawPay simplifies online payment processing while shielding your law firm from trust account violation risks.
The payment processing solution integrates with over 30 law practice billing solutions and can process one-off and recurring payments. It automates sending and collecting payments while complying with IOLTA and ABA guidelines. LawPay is a subscription service with a
How Much Does LawPay Charge per Transaction?
As a subscription service, LawPay has a standard $20 monthly fee and transaction fee ranging from 1.95% to 3.5% for all cards. The payment solution also passes the card brand pass-through fees to its users.
|Standard Cards||1.95% processing + $0.20 per transaction|
|Specialty Cards (corporate, rewards)||2.95% processing + $0.20 per transaction|
|American Express||3.5% processing + $0.20 per transaction|
|eCheck||0% processing + $2.00 flat per transaction|
What Is Card Brand Pass-Through Fees?
These are additional fees charged by credit card companies such as Visa, MasterCard, and American Express to process transactions. The amount charged varies between the companies and ranges from 0.16% to 1% of the transaction amount. LawPay passes the charges directly to the users.
While that might reduce the transaction fee amount, you still have a high number of unnecessary transaction fees on your plate. DoNotPay can get the service providers to waive or lower the extra charges.
How to Avoid LawPay Fees?
It may seem improbable, but you can legally bypass the $20 monthly when using LawPay. LawPay is designed to integrate with other law practice solutions, including Clio. Clio waives the $20 monthly subscription charged by LawPay for all its customers.
Signing up with Clio eliminates the $20 monthly fees, saving you up to $240 in recurring fees per year. Only Clio customers with a valid subscription are eligible for this waiver. Clio cannot cover the LawPay monthly charges if you cancel your Clio account.
DoNotPay can help you identify other merchants willing to cover the $20 charge for their customers.
Besides the monthly fee, on every transaction. Like most companies, LawPay is amenable to negotiating these charges. With proper persuasion and convincing, the merchant might lower or waive the transaction charges altogether.
You only need to ask to shave thousands off your monthly bill. DoNotPay can help you request a transaction fee waiver from LawPay and other payment processing companies.
How to Waive LawPay Fees on Your Own
To enjoy a waiver on , you may choose to engage the payment processor directly. You can request them to waive the subscription fee or the transaction fees. You can contact LawPay through the Contact Us form on their website or give them a call on 866-376-0950 (Sales) or 800-459-5798 (support).
You can also scour the internet searching for other service providers that waive LawPay fees for their customers. Merchants use such waivers to entice legal firms to use their services. You can also ask your current service providers if they're willing to cover LawPay's $20 charge in exchange for your business.
Next Steps for Waiving LawPay Fees if You Can’t Do It Yourself
While the transaction fees are small, they can quickly add up if you're handling large volumes of payments. However, contacting LawPay to might be a tall order for most firms. DoNotPay can handle the waiver negotiations on your behalf.
, we can contact the merchant and request a waiver on subscription and transaction fees. Our skilled team of experts makes the most convincing arguments to get merchants to scrape expensive fees. We've simplified the entire process to let our experts do all the heavy lifting.
How it works:
- Search "appeal fees" on DoNotPay, choose the Fight and Waive Fees product, and select the type of fee you want to appeal.
- Select the merchant you want to appeal fees for and enter the details of your transaction, including an associated account if you have one.
- Submit your case! DoNotPay will generate the best argument for your case and make sure your fee waiver request gets sent to the merchant for processing.
Why Use DoNotPay to Waiver LawPay Fees?
Law firms handle thousands of transactions every month, meaning they pay tens of thousands of dollars in unnecessary transaction fees. can help you leverage your numbers and avoid unnecessary expenses.
- Fast – You don't need to spend hours scouring the internet for merchants who waive LawPay fees.
- Easy – You don't have to dedicate precious resources towards negotiating with multiple merchants and payment processing companies.
- Successful – DoNotPay has a proven track record of getting merchants and payment processing companies to waive transaction and processing fees.
What Else Can DoNotPay Do?
At , we sympathize with companies that spend thousands or tens of thousands of dollars in unnecessary subscription and transaction fees. We've dedicated our skills and expertise to unearthing every opportunity that allows you to save money. Besides waiving LawPay fees, we can help you lower or avoid:
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