Florida Residential Landlord and Tenant Act

Section 83.48, Florida Statutes (2016)

Attorney fees.—In any civil action brought to enforce the provisions of the rental agreement or this part, the party in whose favor a judgment or decree has been rendered may recover reasonable attorney fees and court costs from the nonprevailing party. The right to attorney fees in this section may not be waived in a lease agreement. However, attorney fees may not be awarded under this section in a claim for personal injury damages based on a breach of duty under s. 83.51.

History.—s. 2, ch. 73-330; s. 4, ch. 83-151; s. 2, ch. 2013-136.
PDF.—Fla. Stat. Ch. 83.48.