Hi there, hope your week is moving along smoothly.
Did you know our federal courts have local rules on all sorts of things?
Some of them are even quasi-important -- like dates by which you have to file motions for attorneys' fees:
Southern District of Florida Local Rule 7.3(A)(vii) states that all motions for attorneys' fees filed upon entry of a final judgment or order "shall be filed and served within thirty days of entry of a Final Judgment or other appealable order that gives rise to a right to attorneys fees and/or costs.'' S.D. Fla. R. 7.3(A)(vii). In this case, Bank of America filed its motion for attorneys' fees on January 23, more than thirty days after this Court granted Bank of America's motion to dismiss on December 6. Accordingly, it isTry explaining THAT one to your client.
ADJUDGED that the motion is DENIED.