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CLE on Going Paperless and Beyond: Attorney's Guide to a Mobile Law Practice

The National Business Institute is holding a conference entitled, Going Paperless and Beyond: Attorney's Guide to a Mobile Law Practice, which will take place on Tuesday, December 19, 2017, at the Courtyard Newark-University of Delaware in Newark, DE. Provided below… … Continue reading

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WHEN ARE ATTORNEY'S FEES RECOVERABLE IN LITIGATION

In Virginia, the prevailing party in an action is not entitled to recover attorneys' fees absent fraud, a specific statutory authority granting attorneys' fees, or a contractual provision providing for such an award. This is the "American Plan," every party … Continue reading

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Attorney's fees against wife upheld in Georgia divorce case

The Supreme Court of Georgia recently upheld an award of attorney's fees based upon Wife's conduct during the divorce litigation that caused the Husband to incur unnecessary attorney's fees. Abt v. Abt, S11F0670 (2011). In that case, after a temporary … Continue reading

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Blogging On Her Belly Dancing, Complete With Photos, Costs Allegedly Disabled Wife Permanent Alimony, Half of Her Short-Term Durational Spousal Support, Exclusive Use and Possession of the Marital Home and Husband's Attorney's Fees

New York Wife receives monthly alimony of $850. This spousal support award is based, at least in part, upon an alleged disability that purportedly prevents Wife from working. Husband, who is the one paying Wife the alimony, would, of course, … Continue reading

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Wife Denied Attorney's Fees

Moccia v Moccia 2011 NY Slip Op 02364 Decided on March 22, 2011 Appellate Division, Second Department In a divorce action, wife's attorney appealed the supreme court decision to deny an award to wife of attorney's fees from plaintiff. The … Continue reading

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