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Contingency Fee Representation Lawyers In Great River New York

Great River is a hamlet in Suffolk County, New York, United States. It was formerly known as Youngsport and was once a mansion-heavy enclave, home to many aristocratic New York families including the Vanderbilts. The majority of the hamlet was rezoned for average size homes, yet today the estate of William Bayard Cutting still remains and was donated as an arboretum to the State of New York by Mr. Cutting's widow and daughter. The population was 1,546 at the 2000 census. It derives its name from being at mouth of the Connetquot River.

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...