California Code of Civil Procedure Section 1021.4

CA Civ Pro Code § 1021.4 (2017)  

In an action for damages against a defendant based upon that defendant’s commission of a felony offense for which that defendant has been convicted, the court may, upon motion, award reasonable attorney’s fees to a prevailing plaintiff against the defendant who has been convicted of the felony.

(Added by Stats. 1983, Ch. 938, Sec. 3. Effective September 20, 1983.)

Last modified: October 25, 2018