16 authorizes an award of attorneys' fees
at the trial and appellate levels in family law cases.
Both parties resolved all issues under a consent decree, with the exception of plaintiffs attorneys' fees
If attorneys' fees
do represent income to the plaintiffs, then deducting them may not be easy.
Nonetheless, this kind of cost-shifting of attorneys' fees
has been slow to manifest itself in the world of electronic discovery.
It scammed the city for a reported $950,000 in attorneys' fees
when it moved to drive the Boy Scouts out of Balboa Park.
Similarly, the payment of attorneys' fees
related to taxable awards or settlements must be reported on form 1099-MISC to the injured party.
Rule 68 "costs" include attorneys' fees
when the underlying statute
It was not unusual to see minimal damage awards accompanied by an enormous award for attorneys' fees
In a landmark decision that reinforces the rights of all consumers to bring actions to protect their interests, Judge Lifland of the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey, on December 14, 1999, became the first federal district court to hold that consumers bringing claims under the Magnuson Moss Act may be awarded attorneys' fees
under what is known as the "catalyst theory.
Unless, of course, the attorneys' fees
are not being paid by the client, but are being awarded by the court against the losing party, pursuant to a fee-shifting statute.
followed in our courts with respect to attorneys' fees
Robinson (1984), which held that attorneys' fees
were not available to parents prevailing in special education lawsuits, was widely viewed as undercutting the opportunities of parents to dispute school decisions concerning handicapped children.