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Contingency Fee Representation Lawyers In Weedsport New York

Weedsport is a village in Cayuga County, New York, USA. The population was 2,017 at the 2000 census. The name is from Elihu and Edward Weed, merchants who helped found the village. The Village of Weedsport is in northern part of the Town of Brutus. Weedsport was a port on the Erie Canal, west of Syracuse, New York. Whitford's Airport is north of the village in the Town of Cato.

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...