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Contingency Fee Representation Lawyers In Pleasantville New York

Pleasantville is a village in Westchester County, New York, United States. The population was 7,172 at the 2000 census. As a village, it is located in the Town of Mount Pleasant. Pleasantville is home to a campus of Pace University, and the Jacob Burns Film Center. Pleasantville was the original home of Reader's Digest, which still retains and uses its Pleasantville postal address.

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...