Spouse Paying Divorce Fees
Are you considering divorce and would like to get help from your spouse paying divorce fees? Watch this video by experienced Jamestown divorce lawyer Scott Humble to learn more about how you can have your spouse contribute to the divorce fees.
I had an elderly client come in the other day. She was not the bread-winner. There were definite factors that she really needed a divorce and wanted a divorce, but her concerns were whether or not she could afford it. Her husband makes a lot of money and she doesn’t, and she is concerned whether or not she could afford to actually get a divorce. The answer is yes, because the court is going to impose on her husband paying some – maybe not all, but a large portion – of her attorney’s fees. It’s an equitable type of idea that the court imposes.
When I use the word equitable, I guess I mean fair. It would be more fair for him to go and pay for her attorney’s fees, at least in part, so that she could get the divorce. An extension of that is that we’re going to look at a support issue of marital support, maintenance it’s called – the old term is alimony – and there’s going to be a definite alimony situation in that particular case. They didn’t have children, so we don’t have that, but if there were children involved, of course there’s probably going to be child
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