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

Judicial Council of California Civil Jury Instructions (2017 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)
3965–3999. Reserved for Future Use

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