(770 ILCS 70/17) (from Ch. 82, par. 517)
    Sec. 17. Allowance of reasonable attorney's fee in foreclosure. In any action brought to enforce a lien prescribed by this Act, unless the defendant interposes a good and substantial defense, any lien claimant for whom judgment is rendered shall be entitled to recover a reasonable attorney's fee, to be fixed by the court, which shall be taxed as costs in the action.
(Source: P.A. 91-187, eff. 1-1-00.)