Category Archives: Attorney Fees

Attorney Fees and the American Rule

on 08/25/2015 by Clayton Jipping

Attorneys Fees and the American Rule When litigating in the United States, the general rule is that each party pays for its own attorney’s fees. This is called the American Rule. This means that the losing party does not pay for the winning party’s attorney’s fees. The reasoning behind this rule is that individuals or …Read More

Explanation of Basic Litigation

on 05/26/2015 by Clayton Jipping

An Overview of the Litigation Process Litigation is more than just arguing in court, despite what television and movies might show. Most of the litigation process occurs outside of court, but is just as important. This article will provide a brief start-to-finish overview of what exactly happens in a lawsuit. Pre-Trial Before a trial even …Read More