I am sorry that this has been such a difficult process. You should not have to have a trial on the attorney fee issue, in fact your attorney is the one responsible for filing the motions and attaching his or her affidavit of billable hours, costs and fees and arguing the issue. If you feel that the issue should be heard now, you have a right to file a motion with the court asking so, the worst the court/ judge can do is say no and then your rights are reserved for later. Take care and I hope that things work out.
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