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California Court of Appeal

Chinese Yellow Pages Co. v. Chinese Overseas Mktg. Svc. Corp., B197234

Denial of request for postjudgment fees and costs incurred in a bankruptcy proceeding brought by defendant and judgment debtor is reversed where: 1) Code of Civil Procedure section 685.040 can extend to reasonable and necessary attorney's fees and costs incurred in postjudgment bankruptcy proceedings under the circumstances of the present case; and 2) because the trial court ruled it had no jurisdiction to award reasonable and necessary attorney's fees and costs, the case is reversed.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 12/30/2008
  • Published 12/30/2008


  • TURNER, P.J.


  • California Court of Appeal


  • For Appellant:
  • Lewis R. Landau;  Law Offices of James T. Grant and James T. Grant;  Murtagh & Associates and Paul G. Murtagh, for Plaintiff and Appellant.

  • For Appellees:
  • Sedgwick, Detert, Moran & Arnold, Hall R. Marston, and Douglas J. Collodel, Los Angeles, for Defendant and Respondent.
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