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Idaho Rules of Civil Procedure Rule 54(e)(7). Settlement of Attorney Fees by Order of Court - Determination not Binding on Attorney and Client.

After a hearing on an objection to a claim for attorney fees, or after the time for filing an objection has passed, the court shall, upon motion of any party or upon the court's own initiative, enter an order settling the dollar amount of attorney fees, if any, awarded to any party to the action. If there was a timely objectionto the amount of attorney fees, the court shall includ in the order its reasoning and the factors it relied upon in deteermining the amount of the award.  The allowance of attorney fees by the court under this rule is not to be construed as fixing the fees between attorney and client. 


(Adopted January 2, 1979, effective March 1, 1979; amended March 23, 1983, effective July 1, 1983; amended March 30, 1984, effective July 1, 1984; amended April 22, 2004, effective July 1, 2004.)

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Idaho Supreme Court

Chief Justice Jim Jones
Justice Daniel T. Eismann
Justice Roger S. Burdick
Justice Warren E. Jones
Justice Joel D. Horton

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Idaho Court of Appeals

Chief Judge John M. Melanson
Judge Sergio A. Gutierrez
Judge David W. Gratton
Judge Molly J. Huskey



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