Woman Told to Reimburse Ex-Boyfriend for Legal Fees

, New York Law Journal


A woman who had the father of her two daughters arrested for failing to pay child support as he entered a courthouse for bankruptcy proceedings has been ordered to pay him $10,000 in attorney fees.

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  • Johnny

    This is another sad example of how the legal system is out of touch. Here is a guy who, by all accounts, violated no laws or court orders, yet was jailed for 17 days. And the court's response is to give him a paltry $1000 for emotional distress and $432 for lost wages -- for 17 days in jail? There but for the grace of God go all of us.

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