Practice Area: Divorce and separation
Outcome: Record setting counsel fee award.
Description: In the matter of M.K. v. A.K. as lead counsel for the plaintiff/wife James J. Sexton, Esq. was able to obtain the largest interim / temporary counsel fee award in the history of Rockland County matrimonial practice ($50,000.00 in temporary counsel fees paid by the defendant/husband to enable the plaintiff/wife to properly prosecute/defend the divorce action). The case ultimately settled, before trial, for a substantial maintenance and distributive award of marital property.