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Statute (Common Name):
Equal Access to Justice Act
Brief Description of Case Type:
Certain private parties may apply for reimbursement of attorneys fees and other expenses. The fees will be awarded when an eligible private party prevails in an administrative proceeding with the CFPB, unless the agency's position in the proceeding is substantially justified or special circumstances make the awards unjust.
Relief Available in Actions Filed By Private Parties:
Verified by Agency: