A party who prevails in a suit brought under this subchapter or Subchapter B, E, or F may recover the party’s costs of court and reasonable attorney’s fees in relation to work reasonably expended.
This section does not authorize a recovery of attorney’s fees in an action brought under Subchapter E or F for damages that relate to or arise from property damage, personal injury, or a criminal act.Acts 1983, 68th Leg., p. 3631, ch. 576, Sec. 1, eff. Jan. 1, 1984. Amended by Acts 1993, 73rd Leg., ch. 357, Sec. 2, eff. Sept. 1, 1993; Acts 1999, 76th Leg., ch. 1439, Sec. 2, eff. Sept. 1, 1999.