CACI No. 3964. Jurors Not to Consider Attorney Fees and Court Costs

Judicial Council of California Civil Jury Instructions (2022 edition)

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3964.Jurors Not to Consider Attorney Fees and Court Costs
You must not consider, or include as part of any award, attorney fees or
expenses that the parties incurred in bringing or defending this lawsuit.
New June 2006
Directions for Use
This instruction is intended to prevent jurors from improperly factoring attorney fees
into their damage awards. Do not use this instruction in cases in which attorney fees
are a jury issue.
Secondary Sources
15 California Forms of Pleading and Practice, Ch. 174, Costs and Attorney’s Fees
(Matthew Bender)
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