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Contingency Fee Representation Lawyers In Cortland New York

Cortland is a city in Cortland County, New York, USA. As of the 2000 census, the city had a population of 18,740. It is the county seat of Cortland County. The City of Cortland, near the west border of the county, is surrounded by the Town of Cortlandville.

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 New York

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