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what is the statute of limitations on attorneys fees in california.

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what is the statute of limitations on attorney's fees in california. I had a lawyer contact me ater 24 years and demand attorney's gee he was awarded in 1987
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Legal
Expert:  RobertJDFL replied 2 years ago.

Thank you for your question. After readng my answer, please do not hesitate to reply if you have additional questions or need more information.

There's no statute of limitations per se on attorney fees. It would be a matter of contract law, and in California, the statute of limitations on a written contract is 4 years, and on an oral contract, 2 years.

Either way, the time period for him to try and collect fees now in a court of law has long since run out.

 


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