2003-2004 Regular Session - SB 335
Civil Actions; attorney's fees/expenses of litigation; awarded to prevailing party; clarify unjustified claims or positions
First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 15 of Title 9 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to court and litigation costs in civil actions, so as to provide for attorney´s fees and expenses of litigation to the prevailing party in civil cases; to provide standards for awarding and declining to award fees and expenses; to revise current positions relating to award of fees and expenses for unjustified claims or positions; to provide for other related matters; to provide for an effective date and applicability; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Mar/27/2003 - Senate Read and Referred
Mar/26/2003 - Senate Hopper