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Contingency Fee Representation Lawyers In Purchase New York

Purchase, New York is a hamlet of the town of Harrison, in Westchester County. Its ZIP code is 10577. Its name is thought to be the result of land bought by the British from Native Americans living in the area. The land was put on a map as "Purchase". The name was never changed. Purchase is also home to a number of corporate headquarters including PepsiCo, Inc, MasterCard Worldwide and Atlas Air Inc.. Morgan Stanley has a large office in Purchase which serves as the headquarters for its commodities trading and wealth management businesses, as well as a backup site for the firm's Manhattan employees. The State University of New York at Purchase is located in the hamlet. The Donald M. Kendall Sculpture Gardens at the PepsiCo headquarters and the Neuberger Museum of Art at SUNY-Purchase are two significant art collections found in the community. The Westchester County Airport is located in Purchase. As is the case with much of Westchester, Purchase is home to much valuable real estate. This, as well as its quiet setting, has attracted many new residents in recent years. Many of Purchase's older streets have golf themes .

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...