how do I combat attorney fees of the opposing party, on a false accusation of a domestic violence case. Spouse was taken to jail...but then called in a false protection order against me...Can attorney fees be paid to respondent, and financial sanctions be put on petitioner for perjury.
1 Answer from Attorneys
Typically attorney fees are not awarded in a domestic violence petition case. Those are typically awarded as part of a dissolution, whether you receive them depends on if the DVPO is filed in the dissolution as well as other factors.
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