Wednesday, May 14, 2008

No Attorneys Fees

The Third Circuit has held that a parent-attorney is not entitled to attorneys' fees in a federal action brought under IDEA for the benefit of his child. The Court believed that the purpose of awarding attorneys' fees is to create an incentive to hire independent counsel.

The decision in Pardini v. Allegheny Intermediate Unit can be found here.


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