2013 Regular Session



Courts - Breach of Contract - Attorney's Fees

Sponsored by:

Delegate Norman


In the House - Unfavorable Report by Judiciary

Synopsis:Prohibiting a court, in an action for breach of contract, from modifying terms of the contract that authorize the recovery of attorney's fees and specify the percentage of attorney's fees, if any, that may be awarded; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegates Norman, Braveboy, Cane, James, K. Kelly, McComas, McDermott, Otto, Valentino-Smith, Vallario, Vitale, and Wilson
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2013
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
Courts -see also- Circuit; Appeals; District; Orphans'; etc.
Statutes:Article - Courts and Judicial Proceedings

How a Bill Becomes Law

Legislative Lingo

Explanation of Floor Motions and Actions

October 24, 2017 1:06 P.M.