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Contingency Fee Representation Lawyers In Oneonta New York

Oneonta is a city in southern Otsego County, New York, USA. As of the 2000 U.S. Census, had a population of 13,292. Its nickname is "City of the Hills. " The word "oneonta" is of undetermined origin, but it is popularly thought to mean "place of open rocks" in the Iroquois language. This refers to a prominent geological formation known as "tablerocks" at the western end of the city. The city is surrounded by the town of Oneonta, a separate municipal and political unit. Oneonta is home to the State University of New York at Oneonta and Hartwick College. Oneonta Municipal Airport (N66) is north of the 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...