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Contingency Fee Representation Lawyers In Olivebridge New York

Olivebridge is a hamlet in Ulster County, New York, United States, within Catskill Park and the Catskill Mountains. The community's name is sometimes written Olive Bridge, but the United States Board on Geographic Names gives the name as Olivebridge. (Board decision, 1965) Olivebridge achieved some notoriety when its tiny town government successfully stood up to New York City on several land use/property tax issues, as well as its Town Justice Court rejecting the legal validity of a preemptive 35mph speed limit imposed on roads surrounding the Ashokan Reservoir by New York City.

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...