I am curious as to why you do not ask this question of your attorney??
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Your attorney should answer that question and help you request it of the court. Probably will file Affidavit proving the hours he/she worked
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There is no percentage formula. if there were it s would probably be his income divided your income-- but there's not. Getting the award is something your attorney will pursue. Getting it paid? Not so easy.
That money would have been FAR better spent on a mediation or a collaboration-- or other interest based negotiation.
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Attorney's fees in CA family law are based on 2 factors: your need, and your ex-husband's ability to pay your attorney's fees. It definitely sounds like a matter you should discuss with your attorney, as, on its face, you meet these factors.
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