I am completing this form because:
I have less money or limited access to funds to retain or maintain an attorney compared to the party that I am
requesting pay for my attorney's fees and costs; and
a fee in the amount of: $ to hire an attorney in a timely manner before the proceedings in the matter go
estimated attorney's fees and costs in the amount of: $
attorney's fees and costs incurred from the beginning of representation until now in the amount of: $
I need to have enough money for attorney's fees and costs to present my case adequately;
REQUEST FOR ATTORNEY'S FEES AND
Family Code, §§ 270, 2030, 2032, 3121, 3557,
7605; Cal. Rules of Court, rules 5.425, 5.93
Form Approved for Optional Use
Judicial Council of California
FL-319 [New January 1, 2012]
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2. I am asking the court to order that (check all that apply):
other party (specify):
attorney's fees and costs for limited scope representation in the amount of: $
the party that I want the court to order to pay for my attorney's fees and costs has or is reasonably likely to
have the ability to pay for attorney's fees and costs for me and himself or herself.
pay for my attorney's fees and costs in this legal proceeding as follows:
3. The requested amount includes (check all that apply):
5. Along with this Request form, you must complete, file and serve:
A current Income and Expense Declaration (form FL-150). It is considered current if you have completed form FL-150 within
the past three months and no facts have changed since the time of completion; and
REQUEST FOR ATTORNEY'S FEES AND COSTS ATTACHMENT
I am receiving free legal services from an attorney at a nonprofit legal services agency or a volunteer attorney.
Yes. If so, describe the order:
4. Have attorney's fees and costs been ordered in this case before?
(a) This order was made on (date):
other party must pay: $
Additional information (specify):
(b) From the payment sources of (if known):
(c) The payments
have been made
have not been made
have been made in part
since the date of the order.
for attorney's fees and costs.