Pactum De Quota Litis

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(Lat.) In civil law. An agreement by which a creditor of a sum difficult to recover promises a portion for example, one-third to the person who will undertake to recover it. In general, attorneys will abstain from making such a contract, yet it is not un.> lawful at common law.


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