Monday, November 29, 2004

Be Careful What You Ask For! Mediation and F.S. 57.105 Sanctions

The parties’ mediated marital settlement agreement provided that each would be responsible for his or her own attorney’s fees – not unusual. The Wife filed a Motion to Disgorge Fees from the Husband’s attorney – not so usual. Their mediation agreement formed the basis for an award of attorney’s fees to the Husband's attorney pursuant to F.S. 57. 105 as sanctions in Stok, et al. v. Moller, et al., 2004 Fla. App. LEXIS 17876 (Fla. 3rd DCA 2004).

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