§521-35  Attorney's fees.  (a)  A rental agreement may provide for the payment by the tenant of the costs of a suit, for unpaid rent, and reasonable attorney's fees not in excess of twenty-five per cent of the unpaid rent after default and referral to an attorney not a salaried employee of the landlord or the landlord's assignee.

     (b)  A rental agreement may further provide that reasonable attorney's fees and costs may be awarded to the prevailing party in all other matters arising under this chapter.

     (c)  A provision in violation of this section is unenforceable. [L 1972, c 132, pt of §1; gen ch 1985; am L 1986, c 103, §1]