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2009 Florida Statutes

Execution on judgments; attorney's fees and costs.
Section 57.115, Florida Statutes 2009

57.115  Execution on judgments; attorney's fees and costs.--

(1)  The court may award against a judgment debtor reasonable costs and attorney's fees incurred thereafter by a judgment creditor in connection with execution on a judgment.

(2)  In determining the amount of costs, including attorney's fees, if any, to be awarded under this section, the court shall consider:

(a)  Whether the judgment debtor had attempted to avoid or evade the payment of the judgment; and

(b)  Other factors as may be appropriate in determining the value of the services provided or the necessity for incurring costs in connection with the execution.

History.--s. 13, ch. 87-145.