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How Fees Work in a Divorce Case

-You can seek, through the court, a request for Attorney’s fees to be paid by the moneyed spouse.

-The legislature created a reputable presumption that allows the non-moneyed spouse to be entitled to an award of Attorney’s fees.

  • The first thing that the court considers is the disparity in the party’s income because there has to be a moneyed spouse, and a non-moneyed spouse for it to be paid.

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