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Restitution Has Priority Over Attorney’s Fees (access required)

A law firm that won $30,000 compensatory and $15,000 punitive damages in their client’s suit alleging he was defamed as a dog trainer by allegations of animal cruelty, as well as an award of $79,786.42 in attorney’s fees and costs, may intervene in this action by the government to garnish the client’s judgment, but the ...