Divorce can be expensive. The Law Office of Bradley S.Sandler offers cost effective counsel with affordable fees, payments plans and limited Scope representation. Quite often, clients do not have the financial wherewithal tp afford the continued costs of family litigation. Sometimes it s the strategy of the other party of their attorneys to inflate the costs to effect settlement or take advantage of financial disparity in the proceedings. Either way, we can help.
California makes it very clear that parties to a divorce or custody dispute proceeding shall have equal access to Justice. California Family Code 2030 has delineated a list of factors to be condsidered by the Court when ordering the payment by one party of another party's attorneys fees. The factors found in Family Code section 2030 are as follows:
To deter a lawyer and his client from misbehaving in a divorce, Family Code 271 imposes stiff penalties on litigants whose strategy is to frustrate the flow and completion of the divorce process. Courts are mindful that divorce litigants and their attorneys can misbehave during litigation. As a result, you have rights. Family Code section 271 allows parties in a divorce, after giving advanced notice to the other side, to ask the court for Attorneys fees and costs as a Sanction to deter bad behavior. Family Code 271 provides that:
The Law Office of Bradley S. Sandler A Professional Corporation is a Los Angeles Family attorney in Beverly Hills and is available to stand up for you and fight back. Call 310-246-3900 or send an email to Bradley@sandlerlawfirm.com to request a meeting and get started.
In a proceeding for dissolution of marriage, nullity of marriage, or legal separation of the parties, and in any proceeding subsequent to entry of a related judgment, the court shall ensure that each party has access to legal representation, including access early in the proceedings, to preserve each party's rights by ordering, if necessary based on the income and needs assessments, one party, except a governmental entity, to pay to the other party, or to the other party's attorney, whatever amount is reasonably necessary for attorney's fees and for the cost of maintaining or defending the proceeding during the pendency of the proceeding.