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Contingency Fee Representation Lawyers In Manhasset New York

Manhasset is a hamlet and neighborhood in Nassau County, New York, on the North Shore of Long Island. As of the United States 2000 Census, the population was 8,362. Manhasset is a Native American term that translates to "the island neighborhood. " In 2005, a Wall Street Journal article ranked Manhasset as the best town for raising a family in the New York metropolitan area . As with other unincorporated communities in New York, its local affairs are administered by the town in which it is located, the Town of North Hempstead, New York. The hamlet is served by the Long Island Rail Road, which provides direct and convenient access to New York City at the Manhasset station.

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...