10:1-7. Jurisdiction; costs and attorney's fees
10:1-7. The aggrieved party or parties in any action authorized by R.S.10:1-6 may institute said action in the name of the State of New Jersey in the Superior Court. If judgment is awarded in favor of the plaintiff in such action, the aggrieved party shall be paid out of the judgment so recovered, the costs incurred in prosecuting such action, according to a bill of costs to be taxed as hereinafter provided, and also an attorney's fee of not less than twenty dollars ($20.00) nor more than one hundred dollars ($100.00) to be determined and fixed as hereinafter provided.
The bill of costs shall be taxed by the clerk of the court as in other civil actions within the jurisdiction of the court. The amount of the attorney's fee shall be determined and fixed by an order of the court.
Amended 1953, c.10, s.2; 1991,c.91,s.216.
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