Code Section

Code of Civil Procedure - CCP

PART 2. OF CIVIL ACTIONS [307 - 1062.20]

  ( Part 2 enacted 1872. )
  

TITLE 14. OF MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS [989 - 1062.20]

  ( Title 14 enacted 1872. )
  

CHAPTER 6. Of Costs [1021 - 1038]
  ( Chapter 6 enacted 1872. )

  
1021.4.  

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.)