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Contingency

Contingency (noun): Payment for legal services that depends on the attorney being able to recover or win an award in the case. The payment is...

Contingency (noun): Payment for legal services that depends on the attorney being able to recover or win an award in the case. The payment is then a percentage of the amount recovered. This amount can vary based on if the case goes to trial or if it is settled.

Words commonly used with this term include:

  • Will
  • Estate
  • Trust
  • Beneficiary
  • Grantor

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