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In an action on the bond a plaintiff may recover, if the plaintiff shows that the attachment was wrongfully sued out, the actual damages sustained and reasonable attorney's fees, to be fixed by the court. If it is shown that the attachment was sued out maliciously, the plaintiff may recover exemplary damages. No action shall be maintained on any bond until after final judgment in the action, unless the same is discontinued or dismissed.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Hawaii Revised Statutes Division 4. Courts and Judicial Proceedings § 651-6 - last updated January 01, 2019 | https://codes.findlaw.com/hi/division-4-courts-and-judicial-proceedings/hi-rev-st-sect-651-6.html
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