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Contingency Fee Representation Lawyers In Glen Head New York

Glen Head is a hamlet located within the Town of Oyster Bay in Nassau County, New York. As of the United States 2000 Census, the population of Glen Head was 4,625. The hamlet is a part of the North Shore School District. Glen Head was listed as one of the wealthiest zip codes on Long Island (according to Newsday's home value listings). Additionally, it was also listed as the second most expensive zip code of the Northeast region (according to the Luxist website) and ranked 71 nationwide (according to Forbes).

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...