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Fla. Stat. § 736.1004 – Florida Statutes

Text of Fla. Stat. § 736.1004

Attorney’s fees and costs.—


(a) In all actions for breach of fiduciary duty or challenging the exercise of, or failure to exercise, a trustee’s powers; and

(b) In proceedings arising under ss. 736.0410736.0417,

the court shall award taxable costs as in chancery actions, including attorney fees and guardian ad litem fees.

(2) When awarding taxable costs under this section, including attorney fees and guardian ad litem fees, the court, in its discretion, may direct payment from a party’s interest, if any, in the trust or enter a judgment that may be satisfied from other property of the party, or both.

History of Fla. Stat. § 736.1004

Fla. Stat. § 736.1004 became law on July 1, 2007 as part of the Florida Trust Code. It has not been amended or revised since that date.