Legal definition of award
Dispute Resolution Legal Terminology

award

1
A compensation or a right to a compensation given to a prevailing party: joint custody award; child support award; attorney fee award.
2
The decision of an arbitrator or a judge in a judicial proceeding.
3
(v.) to give a judgment of money to a party to a lawsuit, arbitration, or administrative claim.

Example: "Plaintiff is awarded $27,000"
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