This legal glossary is a basic guide to common legal terms. A lawyer is in the best position to advise you about your legal rights and responsibilities.
Different terms may have different meanings based on the specific area of law or the context in which they are being used. For legal terms not referred to in this glossary, or for more comprehensive definitions, you may wish to refer to a legal dictionary or to an internet resource.
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- A charge for services.
- Court fees payable in various proceedings as set out by regulation.
- Contingency Fee
- Fees payable to a lawyer only if a case is successful. They are usually based on a percentage of the client's recovery.