Attorney's Fee

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Attorney's Fee

A fee a lawyer charges for legal services. Lawyers may work by the hour, for a flat fee, or may even be paid a percentage of the amount one wins in a lawsuit.
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Even in those cases, the required disclaimer says in all caps: "YOU MAY BE RESPONSIBLE FOR PAYING ATTORNEY FEES IN ADDITION TO ANY AMOUNT THE EMPLOYER OR THEIR CARRIER MAY BE REQUIRED TO PAY, DEPENDING ON THE DETAILS OF YOUR AGREEMENT WITH YOUR ATTORNEY OR REPRESENTATIVE.
Indeed, the Florida Supreme Court noted that in "certain causes of action, attorney fees historically have been considered part of litigation costs and the award of these costs is intended not only to discourage meritless claims, but also to make the prevailing plaintiff or defendant whole.
According to expert testimony, Iranian law did allow for recovery of attorney fees and costs.
But some provisions apply not only to attorney fees in dissolution of marriage proceedings but also to cases under the Parentage Act of 1984, see 750 ILCS 45/17, and to post-dissolution proceedings such as enforcement or modification actions respecting child custody, visitation, and support, as well as appeals.
has begun the publication of "Class Action Attorney Fee Digest," a new monthly newsletter that is described as the "single source for attorney fee information.
Current law allows for judicial discretion as to who pays attorney fees, costs and expenses.
Second Circuit Further Fouls Tax Treatment of Attorney Fees," 102 Tax Notes 1639 (3/19/04).
provisions for attorney fees in civil rights cases, undermining
The damage award was reduced to $165,000 and the detainee's attorney fees were calculated.
Recently a district court in New Jersey reviewed the rules and requirements in the tax code under which taxpayers can collect a reasonable reimbursement for attorney fees they pay to litigate tax cases they win.
Unlike plaintiffs, defendants in lawsuits brought under the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act cannot recover attorney fees, the Seventh U.
Court-awarded attorney fees belong to "the attorneys who labored to earn them," even if there is no written fee agreement as the Rules of Professional Conduct require, the California Supreme Court concluded in a case of first impression.