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Declaratory judgment law doesn’t cover lawyers’ fees (access required)

The North Carolina statute that permits courts to enter declaratory judgments does not allow them to also award attorneys’ fees to the victorious parties, the state’s Court of Appeals has ruled. Attorneys’ fees are different from court costs, which can be recouped under the law, the appeals court said. A Union County Superior Court judge had awarded ...

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