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California Divorce Lawyer Helping Clients Recover Attorneys Fees
Every divorce can be a difficult time in a person’s life. When your spouse has frozen your accounts, or if you have limited access to funds, divorce is very hard. You should not have to worry about being able to hire qualified legal representation in your divorce. Under California law, the court can compel your spouse to pay your legal fees and costs under a number of circumstances. I am Vista family law attorney Paula D. Kleinman. I have represented countless individuals throughout San Diego County and beyond in divorce and custody actions. If you are concerned that your spouse has a substantial financial advantage in your divorce action, I can help you level the playing field.
California courts can order one spouse to pay the other party’s attorneys’ fees in three situations: