Tag Archives: legal fees

The Importance of Pendente Lite Alimony

If you are a dependent spouse in an irretrievably broken marriage, you may feel like you’re being held hostage. How can you file for divorce, let alone litigate a contentious fight over property and custody, when your spouse controls the finances? Fortunately, there is a way for you to get temporary alimony, known in New… Read More »

Common Sense: Protracted Litigation Leads to Heavy Legal Fees

It is no secret that divorce litigation costs time, emotional energy and money. In New York, attorney fees in divorce matters can run anywhere from $150 an hour to more than $800 depending on experience and case complexity. In many cases, the higher monied spouse bears the cost of legal fees, but in a recent… Read More »