Rutland is an unincorporated community in Lake County, South Dakota, United States. Although not tracked by the Census Bureau, Rutland has been assigned the ZIP code of 57057. Founded in 1906, Rutland has seen its population decline since the 1930s. A fire in 1962, destroyed much of the remaining businesses. Today, businesses include: Dale's Sharpening Service, Black Studios (in the old Bethel Lutheran Church) and a student run convenience store, The Rambler Stop.

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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 South Dakota

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