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Thank you for the answer.However, i was referring to the attorney's fees of my opponent.The nature of the order is a sanction, OK, and this concerns my co-defendant because as for me the attorney's fees were granted on a (unexisting...) clause of the (expired) initial lease contract.QUESTION : if my co-defendant does not pay the attorney's fees, can my oponent file a motion to compel and sanctions ?
Thank you for the info.We are not divorced. We live separately. The reason is that the health situation of my wife requires her to be insulated as her blood pressure goes to 200 when she has any kind of argument or stress. Since her business is in CT, a typical situation of stress is to run it from here.
Besides, she needs medical assistance becuase her situation has gone worse this year. Her health insurance is in CT. So these are mandatory reasons. We are senior citizens, with grand kids, so it's not like we were young and just married....
In reply to your question :1. There is no sanction order properly. Opponent's counsel has filed a motion for attorneys fees against her after the 2nd amended final judgment, and it was granted on the grounds that a offer of settlement was filed by opponent.Now there is a hearing to tax the attorney's fees next Friday.
The sanction is civil, it is not the result of failing to obey to a compelling order, this is how I see it ?2. As far as I am concerned, the judgment is a mess because it rants relief of attorney's fees without motion, on the grounds that the lease contract stipulates so.
Note : It's false, there is no such clause, but Plaintiff's Counsel failed to file a motion to get a statutory award and so this covers up that part in the same way as so many other things were covered up in this case
PS : when we finish this Q& A, I need to talk about a new event that pulls the "egregiousity meter" to the roof, to see what are my options to counter this.
Thank you so much, Zachary.I need to change account again, because I had to ak many questions since I had an unlimieted offer but the "unlimited" is somehow limited. (kidding). Given the kind of assistance I got from this website, it would be unfair of me to make a fuss for this little "bump", so I just move to the next account.... and will contact you from there, as I have an important question, after I did some researchand figured out almost completely what's the deal behind my case.So for now you can close this thread and i will rate as usual with gratitude
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