2010 Georgia Code
TITLE 14 - CORPORATIONS, PARTNERSHIPS, AND ASSOCIATIONS
CHAPTER 11 - LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANIES
ARTICLE 8 - DERIVATIVE ACTIONS
§ 14-11-806 - Expenses
(a) If a derivative action is successful, in whole or in part, or if anything is received by the plaintiff as a result of a judgment, compromise, or settlement of an action or claim, the court may award the plaintiff reasonable expenses, including reasonable attorneys' fees, and shall direct him or her to remit to the limited liability company the remainder of those proceeds received by him or her.
(b) In any derivative action instituted on or after March 1, 1994, in the right of any domestic or foreign limited liability company by a member or members thereof, the court having jurisdiction, upon termination of such action and a finding that the action was commenced or maintained without reasonable cause or for an improper purpose, may order the plaintiff or plaintiffs to pay to the parties named as defendants the reasonable expenses, including reasonable attorneys' fees, incurred by them in the defense of such action.
Graham Syfert - Jacksonville Lawyer