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Is there a maximum time (statute of limitations) for when one can file Motion for (reimbursement of) Attorney Fees and Expenses with the New York Family Courts? If so, what is the specific NY statute/law(s). Thanks
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The award of attorney fees is governed by DRL 237 and 238; 237 specifically states: " Applications for the award of fees and expenses may be made at any time or times prior to final judgment".

https://www.nycla.org/PDF/Domestic%20Relations%20Law%20Sections.pdf

So as long as final judgment has not been entered the court may issue an award.

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https://www.nycla.org/PDF/Domestic%20Relations%20Law%20Sections.pdf

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