After ongoing attempts at negotiating and settling with my spouse out of court, I have had an epiphany. As there has been no relationship established between my spouse and my 6 year old, I have been advised by several legal minds that out-of-state parenting will likely NOT be granted. My spouse continues to insist on out-of-state parenting time and this is, in fact, the only thing we cannot seem to get past because I know that it is not in my child's best interest to go out of state and this has been re-iterated by my son's therapist. I remembered that on my spouse's response to my petition that he is requesting that I pay his legal fees if we go to trial. I believe he is attempting to push the case to trial so that I have to pay his legal fees. Could this be awarded?As an FYI, when I told his lawyer I would not pay his legal fees, his lawyer responded, "that depends on how complicated you are and whether or not you comply with our demands."
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