Category Archives: Attorney Fees in Orange County

Attorneys Cannot be Awarded 271 Sanctions

Webb v. Webb addresses the issue of sanctions requested by non-parties in a dissolution. FACTUAL BACKGROUND FOR THE REQUEST FOR SANCTIONS Wife and husband were getting a divorce when wife’s two separate attorneys recorded a family law attorney real property … Continue reading

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Can Attorney Fees be Awarded in a Grandparent Visitation Case in California?

In family law proceedings, a California court can require one party to pay the other party’s attorney fees. In Stuard v. Stuard, the family court ordered an adult son to pay his parents’ attorney fees when his parents filed a … Continue reading

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The Use of an Opposing Party’s Inheritance to Pay Attorney Fees in California

The appellate court in Smith determined that a court could look to an inheritance as a basis for an award of attorney fees in a divorce proceeding. FACTS OF THE CHILD SUPPORT PROCEEDINGS The parties to this divorce had been … Continue reading

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Attorney Fees In California

In Keech the appellate court considered what evidence is necessary to substantiate an award of reasonable attorney fees in a divorce. FACTUAL BACKGROUND LEADING TO THE DISSOLUTION The parties were married for more than six years before the wife filed … Continue reading

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Attorney Fees in California Divorce Actions

Sharples is a divorce case in California that addresses the award of attorney fees. FACTUAL BACKGROUND LEADING TO THE ATTORNEY FEE DISPUTE IN THE DISSOLUTION Both parties worked for the same company. However, the husband earned substantially more than the … Continue reading

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