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Breach of Contract - Attorney's Fees

Sponsored by:

Delegate Norman


In the House - Unfavorable Report by Judiciary

Synopsis:Providing that an award of attorney's fees in an action for breach of contract shall be in accordance with the terms of a written contract under specified circumstances; establishing that attorney's fees equal to 15% of a recovery in an action for breach of contract shall be presumed reasonable under specified circumstances; and applying the Act prospectively.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegate Norman
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Pre-Filed
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2014
Judiciary   View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Civil Actions and Procedures
Narrow Subject(s):Attorneys' Fees
Civil Actions -see also- Small Claims
Contracts -see also- Land Installment Contracts; Procurement

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October 24, 2017 1:48 P.M.