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Attorney Fees in Dissolution of Marriage Cases

October 15, 2015 Family Law

We are often asked how the Courts in Florida deal with reimbursement of attorney fees in dissolution of marriage actions. A written opinion by the First District Court of Appeals on October 2, 2015, is a great explanation on how attorney fees are analyzed in Florida, specifically in the First District, which includes Duval, Clay and Nassau County.  Basically, if both parties are in a similar financial position leaving the divorce, then an award of attorney fees would be wrong.  Below is the link to the full opinion: