R.I. Gen. Laws § 9-1-45

Current through Public Law 79 of the 2020 Legislative Session
Section 9-1-45 - Attorney's fees in breach of contract actions

The court may award a reasonable attorney's fee to the prevailing party in any civil action arising from a breach of contract in which the court:

(1) Finds that there was a complete absence of a justiciable issue of either law or fact raised by the losing party; or
(2) Renders a default judgment against the losing party.

R.I. Gen. Laws § 9-1-45

P.L. 1985, ch. 394, § 1; P.L. 1990, ch. 371, § 2.