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Contingency Fee Representation Lawyers In Penn Yan New York

Penn Yan is a village in Yates County, New York, USA. The population was 5,219 at the 2000 census. It is the county seat of Yates County. The name is an invention of the early settlers for their community. It is derived from the shortening of "Pennsylvania Yankee". It houses the Penn Yan Central School District. The Village of Penn Yan is primarily in the Town of Milo, but a small section is in the Town of Benton. A smaller section is in the Town of Jerusalem. Penn Yan Airport is south of the village. WYLF-AM 850 broadcasts from Penn Yan and provides local news and weathers, as well as "Timeless Favorites".

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...