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contingency fee

noun
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  • Perkins signed the contingency fee agreement on that date.
  • The rule permits, but does not require, the court to allow attorney's fees in an amount specified in a contingency fee agreement.
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contingency fee

noun
1.
a lawyer's fee that only becomes payable if the case is successful
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