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The 2018 Florida Statutes

Title XVIII
PUBLIC LANDS AND PROPERTY
Chapter 255
PUBLIC PROPERTY AND PUBLICLY OWNED BUILDINGS
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F.S. 255.076
255.076 Award of court costs and attorney’s fees.In an action to recover amounts due for construction services purchased by a public entity, the court shall award court costs and reasonable attorney’s fees, including fees incurred through any appeal, to the prevailing party, if the court finds that the nonprevailing party withheld any portion of the payment that is the subject of the action without any reasonable basis in law or fact to dispute the prevailing party’s claim to those amounts.
History.s. 10, ch. 2005-230.