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Contingency Fee Representation Lawyers In Lorraine New York

Lorraine is a town in Jefferson County, New York, United States. The population was 930 at the 2000 census. The town is named after Lorraine, a region in France. The Town of Lorraine is on the south border of the county and is south of Watertown.

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...

Federal court opinions concerning contingency fee representation in New York