ATTORNEYS FEES IN FAMILY LAW CASES
Access to legal counsel is essential in complex or high-conflict family law cases. To avoid the imbalance that can occur if one party can afford to hire an attorney and the other cannot, courts may order one party to pay all or part of the other party’s attorneys fees. Whether the court will order the other party to pay fees, starts with an analysis of the need of one party and the other party’s ability to pay. Courts are primarily concerned with “leveling the playing field” between the parties.
We understand how important it is to have legal representation when so much is at stake. If you are facing a divorce, paternity or other family law matter and you have questions regarding attorney’s fees, contact us for a consultation. We can guide you as to how the law applies to your unique situation.