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Contingency Fee Representation Lawyers In Waccabuc New York

Waccabuc is a hamlet and lake in Lewisboro, Westchester County, New York. It was first established as a vacation home for the Mead family, for whom the core road of the hamlet, Mead Street, is named. It is mostly known for its lake, Lake Waccabuc, for which the hamlet was named, if it is ever known at all. The Mead family vacation house in Waccabuc has since become the privately owned Waccabuc Country Club, which owns two large stretches of golf-fields and a lake-front. For many years, it held the record for smallest post office in the United States, until an expansion in 2003 cost it that distinction.

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...