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Contingency Fee Representation Lawyers In Preston Maryland

Preston is a town in Caroline County, Maryland, United States. The population was 566 at the 2000 census. The ZIP code is 21655. The primary phone exchange is 673 and the area code is 410. Preston is home to the Linchester Mill, circa 1682. During the Revolutionary War it supplied grain to George Washington's troops.

What is contingency fee representation?

A contingent fee is when an attorney charges dependent upon a successful outcome in the case. It is often agreed to be a percentage of the total recovery to the client. Such fee arrangements are often used in negligence cases and other civil actions but not for criminal defense or divorce actions.

Answers to contingency fee representation issues in Maryland

In certain kinds of cases, lawyers charge what is called a contingency fee. Instead of billing by the hour, the...