Unsatisfied Judgment Allows Prevailing Party to Recover Attorney Fees


In Lucky United Properties Investment Inc. v. Lee, 2010 DJDAR 8085 (2010), the First District Court of Appeal decided a unique issue dealing with the recovery of attorney fees incurred in enforcing a judgment.

The procedural history of the case is convoluted. In 2006, the Plaintiff sued Lucky United Properties Investments Inc. (“Lucky”) for malicious prosecution. Lucky cross-complained for malicious prosecution against the Plaintiff and his attorney, Albert Lee (hereinafter “Lee”). The trial court granted anti-SLAPP motions in connection with both of the lawsuits.

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