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Who pays? A tutorial on fee-shifting in divorce cases (access required)

While outlining a five-factor framework for domestic relations fee shifting, a Fairfax County judge nonetheless decided this month that the factors weighed against any fee award in a high-profile divorce case. Judge David A. Oblon found a gap in legal authority to guide trial courts in the routine but important responsibility of awarding attorneys’ fees, so ...