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If I am sued in civil court and I hire a lawyer and I prevail

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If I am sued in civil court and I hire a lawyer and I prevail who pays the lawyer?
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If I am sued in civil court and I hire a lawyer and I prevail who pays the lawyer?

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You do unless you filed a countersuit against the person suing you and asked for damages and attorney's fees.

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Now if you win, you can always then turn around and sue the person for "malicious prosecution" and demand the attorney fees you had to pay in the previous suit as well as any that you are incurring to file the second suit. You are defendant in the first case and the plaintiff in the second..

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