Q: In Porter County Indiana, can a Plaintiff get reimbursed for the attorney fees associated with enforcing a judgment?
In Indiana, the general rule is that each party is responsible for their own attorney's fees unless there is a specific statute or contract provision that allows for the recovery of attorney's fees. However, there are exceptions to this rule.
If a contract between the parties includes a provision that allows for the recovery of attorney's fees by the prevailing party in the event of a dispute or enforcement of the contract, then the prevailing party may be entitled to attorney's fees as provided in the contract.
Additionally, some statutes in Indiana may provide for the recovery of attorney's fees in certain types of cases, such as cases involving certain consumer protection laws or landlord-tenant disputes.
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