Interim Counsel Fee Awards in Family Law Cases

, New York Law Journal


Raunak Kothari, the principal of the Law Office of Raunak Kothari, discusses various problems courts have encountered in fashioning interim counsel fee awards, due partly to the reality that support awards can skew who is the "monied" party and partly to the fact that interim awards are, by their very essence, prospective in nature, so they cannot properly account for unreasonable litigation conduct by the less monied party.

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Originally appeared in print as Refining Results: Interim Counsel Fee Awards in Family Law Cases

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