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Contingency Fee Representation Lawyers In Sharpsburg Maryland

Sharpsburg is a town in Washington County, Maryland, United States, approximately 13 miles (21 km) south of Hagerstown. The population was 691 at the 2000 census. During the American Civil War, the Battle of Antietam (or Battle of Sharpsburg) was fought on what is now Antietam National Battlefield, in the vicinity of Antietam Creek.

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...