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Contingency Fee Representation Lawyers In Patchogue New York

Patchogue is a waterfront village on the south shore of Long Island in Suffolk County, New York, United States. The population was 12,919 at the 2000 census. The village is named after the Patchogue Indians, who once inhabited the area. Patchogue is part of the town of Brookhaven, on the South Shore of Long Island on the Great South Bay. The village is served by the Patchogue Post Office, which also serves the hamlet of Davis Park and other areas on Fire Island.

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...